Schenker AG names new CFO, while TIACA appoints European Shippers' Council chairman to its board.
A ship carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States became the first LNG carrier to pass through the enlarged Panama Canal on Monday.
The independent containership owner and manager reported profits of $36.4 million on revenues of $224.3 million for the second quarter of 2016.
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Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine joining the 2M Alliance - comprised of Maersk Line and MSC - has fueled speculation about Maersk’s ultimate motives, but the short term impact is a larger share on the transpacific trade, especially from Korea.
German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd reached an agreement with United Arab Shipping Company on a merger that would make Hapag-Lloyd the fifth largest container carrier in the world.
After a weak first quarter in 2016, east-west capacity rebounded slightly in advance of the traditional summer peak season, but overcapacity, decreased volumes and low rates continued to drive carriers into the ever-changing alliance game.