The Honolulu-based liner carrier will launch its South Pacific Express service in August, which will transport U.S. West Coast cargo transshipped at Honolulu to Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga and Fiji.
The French ocean carrier said it intends to have Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines delisted from the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange as it pushes forward to acquire all of the shipping company’s shares.
A new port navigation system consisting of 12 off-shore buoys and two land-based range markers, will allow for night time operations at the Liberian port for the first time in three decades, APM Terminals said in a statement.
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House lawmakers brushed aside calls at a hearing to slow implementation of the Verified Gross Mass rule, while other shippers said compliance should be straightforward.
The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association are collaborating with six U.S. ports to establish a harmonized container weighing process.
Peter Friedmann accused container lines of bungling the International Maritime Organization's new container weight verification requirement, and said some now realize they face high internal costs unless they offer a more flexible approach.