The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index increased 11.3 percent from last week to a reading of 884.95, thanks to sharp increases from Shanghai to Northwest Europe and the Mediterranean.
U.S. gross domestic product increased 2.9 percent in the third quarter of 2016, according to the “advance” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of 1.4 percent in the first quarter.
The technology startup Otto and Budweiser have completed the world’s first shipment by a self-driving truck.
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The Danish conglomerate said one division will focus on transport and logistics, while the other division will focus on energy.
The world’s two largest container shipping carriers, Maersk Line and MSC, are beefing up their presence on the transpacific trade in the wake of Hanjin Shipping filing for receivership in Korea last week.
Japanese container carrier Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha could be targeted by Singapore-based hedge fund Effissimo, the firm’s largest shareholder as of early August, according to recent media reports.