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Meanwhile, lane outages in the existing locks for maintenance could reduce available capacity for vessel traffic by up to 50 percent through the end of the month, according to maritime support services provider Gulf Agency Co.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a report issued Friday CPFA requirements have increased the overall cost of shipping food aid by an average of 23 percent from April 2011 through fiscal year 2014.
Without an extension past the original Dec. 31, 2015 deadline for implementation of Positive Train Control, shippers say the resulting "large-scale service disruption would be dire."
The Danish firm's acquisition of UTi is the latest in a string of international mergers in the 3PL industry this year.
The Israeli ocean carrier recently returned to the black, posting adjusted net profits of $23 million in the second quarter of 2015 compared with a net loss of $50 million the previous year.
With more tonnage to be delivered next year, London-based shipping consultant Drewry says "the overhang of excess capacity [in the ocean freight industry] will be even greater than that experienced in 2009."