The German ocean carrier is citing benefits from its planned merger with United Arab Shipping Company, but Reuters has reported a "snag" in those plans.
The freight rate marketplace and management software provider's venture capital investment has now topped $50 million as it seeks to digitize the freight rate environment.
The Seattle-based e-commerce giant’s acquisition of SOUQ.com, the largest online retail and marketplace platform in the Arab world, is expected to close some time in 2017.
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Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore appoints new chairman, while B&H Worldwide promotes managing director, Germany, ICAO names new president of its Air Navigation Commission, and ATA hires vice president of safety policy and connectivity.
The World Shipping Council has warned of unintended consequences that would be detrimental to shippers if a rule was adopted that would limit situations in which detention and demurrage may be collected.
American Shipper is gathering feedback from shippers, carriers, and others to better understand perspectives on how well the Federal Maritime Commission is doing as chief U.S. regulator of the shipping industry.