The German ocean carrier’s shareholders of Friday approved all items on the agenda for the annual meeting, most notably including the approval of new authorized share capital, which will be used toward the merger with UASC.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the nation's agricultural trade surplus is also expected to increase to $19.5 billion for fiscal year 2017, up 40 percent from $13.9 billion for fiscal year 2016.
With 13 of the top 20 container lines reporting combined losses of $2.5 billion in the first half alone, industry losses will likely range from $8 billion to $10 billion for the full year, according to Lars Jensen, CEO of SeaIntelligence Consulting.
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The Port of New York and New Jersey, which experienced the second busiest June ever for box volumes, was called by a 10,077-TEU containership at the GCT Bayonne Terminal.
The Danish global transport and logistics provider reported gross profits of 7.8 billion Danish krone on revenues of 32.9 billion Danish krone for the first half of 2016, year-over-year increases of 40.4 percent and 28 percent, respectively.
The Greenwich, Conn.-based third-party logistics provider said it was raising money by offering $535 million of senior notes due in 2023.