The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union last week could have implications for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the U.S. and EU, as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, according to experts at the Stimson Center.
The struggling South Korean shipping line plans to return 20 containerships and 18 bulk vessels when their charters expire this year and next as the latest step in its cost cutting and restructuring efforts.
A collection of maritime industry groups on Monday released a revised set of frequently asked questions to support smooth implementation of the container weight rule scheduled to take effect Friday.
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South Korean ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine signed a charter rate negotiation agreement with five containership owners for a charter rate reduction of about 20 percent.
Singapore-based global terminal operator PSA International and ocean carrier CMA CGM of France said they are ready to accept container weight data from shippers.
A combination of businesses between United Arab Shipping Co., which is jointly owned by the governments of six wealthy Middle Eastern nations, and Hapag-Lloyd of Germany has "strategic value," and talks will continue, the ocean carrier said in a statement.