The container lines were fined a total of 2.39 million Chinese yuan renminbi (U.S. $347,212) for failing to record or recording inaccurate data on their freight rates.
The French ocean carrier will buy space on a service between North Europe and the West Coast of North America, as well as on a service between Japan and California.
A spokesperson from Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) told American Shipper the loop is expected to commence April 2 from Laem Chabang, operating with seven, 6,800-TEU vessels supplied by HMM.
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Harold J. Daggett, president of the International Longshoremen’s Association, said the union will oppose fully-automated container terminals in upcoming contract talks with the United States Maritime Alliance.
President Donald Trump threatens to impose a tax of up to 20 percent on Mexican imports as part of a plan to construct a wall between Mexico and the United States.
Of the 98 ships in Hanjin's former fleet, 63 ships with close to 460,000 TEUs of capacity remain idle, 31 ships with 134,000 TEUs of capacity have been redeployed, and four ships with 15,000 TEUs of capacity were scrapped.