American Shipper is gathering feedback from shippers, carriers, and others to better understand perspectives on how well the Federal Maritime Commission is doing as chief U.S. regulator of the shipping industry.
The shipping research and consulting firm attributed November’s year-over-year increase in idled containership capacity to the Panama Canal’s new locks, which made smaller containerships less attractive, along with Hanjin’s bankruptcy.
The Dubai-based operator will own 55 percent of a new vehicle targeting port and terminal investment opportunities outside of the United Arab Emirates, while Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will hold the other 45 percent.
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Despite an election in which anti-trade rhetoric played a key role, President Barack Obama said Americans favor open trade under the right conditions.
U.S. steel exports reached 795,318 net tons in September, falling 2 percent from September 2015, while U.S. steel imports totaled 2.74 million net tons, falling nearly 20 percent from last September.
PortMiami’s box volume for the fiscal year ended Sept. 30 was slightly below that handled at nearby Port Everglades.