The Israeli ocean carrier will launch its ZNP loop in April 2017, connecting ports in Southeast Asia and China to Vancouver, Canada.
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. handled a total of 1.65 million metric tons of airfreight for the full year in 2016, a record for the terminal operator and a 1.7 percent improvement from the previous year.
The Memphis, Tenn.-based integrator moved up the previously announced appointment of David Bronczek as president and chief operating officer from the beginning of 2018 to Feb. 1, 2017, the company said in a statement.
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In addition to the six 13,010-TEU Hanjin Shipping vessels to be chartered to Maersk Line, a group led by HSH Nordbank could also acquire another three ships and lease them out to Maersk’s 2M Alliance partner MSC, according to multiple media reports.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
About 180 unionized Korean Air pilots seeking a 29 percent pay increase began a 10-day strike yesterday, causing the airline to cancel 148 passenger and cargo flights on domestic and international routes.