South Korean shipyards exited the business of making cranes a decade ago because of stiff compeitition from Chinese makers.
Trucking industry executives visited the White House Thursday afternoon to talk about issues that affect their businesses.
Negotiations between the United States and European Union on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade agreement may still be on the table despite assumptions to the contrary, according to a report from Agence France-Presse.
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With capacity in the ocean carrier industry continuing to outstrip demand levels, many are left wondering what carrier is next in line for a merger or acquisition.
In addition, Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line is scheduled to receive a series of 20,000-TEU ships later this year.
In an industry first, the vessel sharing agreement between Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, NYK, MOL and "K" Line, also established an independent trustee to manage funds to be used in the event one of the carriers within the group becomes insolvent.