Starting Oct. 1, the Pacific Northwest port will be accepting applications for a new, permanent chief executive officer and executive director to replace the outgoing Todd Coleman, who stepped down in May, according to a statement from the port authority.
The Hong Kong-based third-party logistics provider has renamed Albini & Pitigliani Sverige AB, known as ALPI Sverige, Kerry Logistics (Sweden) following the integration of the company’s businesses.
Hanne B. Sørensen, chief executive of A.P. Møller-Maersk’s third-party logistics subsidiary, will be replaced by current Maersk Line Head of East West Trades Klaus Rud Sejling, the company said in a statement.
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Several ocean carriers have decided to launch various routes in order to fill the void from Hanjin’s halted operation.
The South Atlantic port handled 330,846 TEUs in August, up 5 percent from August 2015 and port officials anticipate more container business in the coming years due to GPA’s “Mid-American Arc” initiative.
The National Retail Federation, along with a coalition of 120 retail, manufacturing and agriculture groups, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker asking her to continue to work towards a swift resolution for shippers.