The airfreight carrier transported 218,000 metric tons of cargo during the year despite a reduction in revenues caused by route changes driven by passenger demand, according to John Lloyd, senior vice president of cargo at Virgin Atlantic.
The port terminal operator arm of the recently merged China COSCO Shipping saw earnings tumble 42.5 percent to $247 million for the full year in 2016 despite a 1.2 percent increase in revenues compared with the previous year.
The e-commerce giant may have competition in its bid for Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com, however, as Emaar Malls has submitted a competing offer, according to reports from multiple media outlets.
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Members of the 2M Alliance - Maersk and MSC - reached a space-sharing deal with HMM, which they said is “outside the scope” of the 2M Alliance, but will involve HMM buying slots on 2M vessels and 2M partners purchasing slots with HMM on selected routes.
The U.S. Department of Justice served several container shipping lines with subpoenas last week in Sausalito, Calif., where their top executives were attending industry meetings.
Bulk shipping company Korea Line Corp. has been picked over Hyundai Merchant Marine to acquire Hanjin’s operations between Asia and the United States.