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 Danish ocean carrier's CRX loop, which connects North Europe with Central American, will make its first call at Mariel, Cuba April 22.
ZIM Pacific Atlantic Service (ZPA) will start in early May and offer connections from the U.S. East Coast to South Korea and China.
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.