Wind Point Partners will acquire the Kearny, N.J.-based asset-light third-party logistics provider for an undisclosed sum as it attempts to expand its portfolio of transportation and supply chain services companies in the United States.
Number four U.S. railway Norfolk Southern reported net income of $405 million for the second quarter compared with $433 million during the same 2015 period, according to the company’s most recent financial statements.
Gerry Wang, chief executive officer of Seaspan, expressed how he believes the industry will gradually improve if scrapping remains high and new ship orders remain low.
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Rolf Habben Jansen, the chief executive officer of ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd, said he believes consolidation in the shipping industry resulting from deals such as Monday’s merger agreement between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC will benefit the container industry.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Richard A. Lidinsky Jr. said that ports in the United States must continue to expand and improve to handle rising container volumes in order to stay competitive with neighboring foreign ports.
APM Terminals has been unwittingly entangled in a bribery scandal surrounding Guatemala’s former president Otto Perez Molina as a result of its purchase of Spanish port operator Grup TCB, according to a report from Danish news outlet Fagbladet 3F.