More than 100 neopanamax ships have already made reservations to transit the waterway's new larger locks following the historic inauguration and first voyage, according to the Panama Canal Administration.
The European Union competition watchdog said a trustee will monitor both companies to ensure there is no information sharing between the Ocean3 and G6 ocean carrier alliances, of which CMA CGM and Neptune Orient Lines subsidiary APL are currently members.
Scales currently used to comply with federal and state laws are acceptable for complying with the new International Maritime Organization container weight regulations due to go into effect July 1, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
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The 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision, which relies on a 1866 Supreme Court opinion, is being heralded as a victory for ocean carriers.
All 10 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Centers of Excellence are now fully staffed and operational to handle entry summary work for major industry sectors.
The French ocean carrier appears to be participating in a recent trend by lines to skirt canal fees by sailing around the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa.