The commission said it has “reasonable grounds” to suspect the carriers engaged in collusive practices to fix incremental cargo rates from Asia to South Africa.
The head of the largest freight brokerage in North America told American Shipper this week that capital fueling acquisitions and new technology will push his company and industry as a whole.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.
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Several ocean carriers have decided to launch various routes in order to fill the void from Hanjin’s halted operation.
The weekly loop is scheduled to launch in November to meet agricultural season demand.
Ron Widdows, the former chief executive officer of both Neptune Orient Lines and Rickmers Holding, told American Shipper he thought Hanjin Shipping handled its financial collapse “pretty badly.”