Oslo, Norway-based Xeneta, a global benchmarking and market intelligence firm with a focus on the containerized ocean freight industry, has opened its first U.S. office in New York City.
The less-than-truckload-technology provider, best known for supplying rate and transit time data to the industry, has added application programming interface (API) capabilities to its platform.
The Massachusetts Port Authority said the Conley Terminal will be upgraded with an additional berth and three new cranes, while the Boston Harbor will be dredged to accommodate 12,000-TEU vessels.
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Datamyne provided American Shipper with statistics illustrating how some non-vessel-operating common carriers pulled U.S. import volume from Hanjin ships prior to August, while others ramped up their use of the financially stricken carrier.
The Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand its on-dock rail infrastructure to accommodate unit trains, which officials say will offer greater efficiency for shippers as far away as Chicago and St. Louis.
The ports of Savannah and Brunswick will be closed for operations Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, as a result of expected severe weather caused by Hurricane Hermine, which was recently upgraded from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane.