The airline launched a new service from Madrid to Shanghai, and its winter 2016 schedule will offer 10 flights per week from London Heathrow to the Chinese city, an increase of three flights per week compared to its winter 2015 schedule.
Industry leader Maersk Line, along with MSC and 13 other container lines, might not be subject to further penalties stemming from a five-year European Commission probe, according to a report from Reuters news service.
The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association said that a key benefit of the terminal weighing approach is that shippers will not be required to perform any additional actions in order to provide the verified gross mass of containers.
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Shipment volumes in May 2016 grew 1.3 percent compared with the previous month, but expenditures slipped 0.4 percent, and both remained well below 2015 levels, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
Ports covered by the Global Port Tracker report handled 1.44 million TEUs in April, up 9.1 percent from March but down 4.6 percent from April 2015, according to the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Pacific Maritime Association President and CEO James McKenna said he expects to hear from International Longshore and Warehouse Union this summer on whether it wants to discuss the extension of the five-year labor contract.