More than 100 neopanamax ships have already made reservations to transit the waterway's new larger locks following the historic inauguration and first voyage, according to the Panama Canal Administration.
The European Union competition watchdog said a trustee will monitor both companies to ensure there is no information sharing between the Ocean3 and G6 ocean carrier alliances, of which CMA CGM and Neptune Orient Lines subsidiary APL are currently members.
Scales currently used to comply with federal and state laws are acceptable for complying with the new International Maritime Organization container weight regulations due to go into effect July 1, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Ocean carriers CMA CGM, COSCO, Evergreen Line and OOCL revealed they will form a new alliance next April.
The dispute between dockworkers and employers over starting times, which caused a shutdown at the Oakland International Container Terminal Monday, will be resolved using new arbitration system agreed to last year as part of the ILWU-PMA contract.
Crowley Maritime, a pioneer in a trade that is still restricted under laws such as the Helms-Burton Act and Trading with the Enemy Act, has actually seen volumes fall in recent years as Cubans have begun importing more from Brazil, and perhaps Argentina.