The international oil shipping services provider, which paid Bretta Tanker Holdings $15.1 million in the second quarter of 2016, saw profits for the first half of 2016 slip 11.3 percent year-over-year to $153.7 million.
The Port of New York and New Jersey, which experienced the second busiest June ever for box volumes, was called by a 10,077-TEU containership at the GCT Bayonne Terminal.
The U.S. gross domestic product increased 1.2 percent in the second quarter 2016, according to the “advance” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of just 0.8 percent in the first quarter.
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Terminal operators at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced an increase to the Traffic Mitigation Fee, which is collected on cargo moving through terminals during peak hours.
USAT Logistics announces half a dozen management hires and promotions, while the Northwest Seaports Alliance names operations service center and port operations heads.
U.S. beef producers and exporters now have access to Saudi Arabian consumers after nearly four years of being shut out of the Middle Eastern market due to the detection of an “atypical” case of “mad cow” disease in 2012.