New President and CEO E. Hunter Harrison is wasting no time in getting up to speed at CSX, projecting 25 percent year-over-year EPS growth for 2017, increasing quarterly shareholder dividends and instituting a new $1 billion share repurchase program.
Yang Ming’s shares have been suspended on the Taiwan Stock Exchange from last Thursday until May 3 as part of its financial restructuring and reverse stock split.
Aggregate spot container freight pricing on eight major east-west trades between the United States, Europe and Asia are up 102 percent from the same time last year, according to maritime consultant Drewry’s latest World Container Index report.
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Newbuild orders for shipyards in China fell 25.4 percent year-over-year to 5.54 million deadweight tons in the first quarter of 2017 amid continued weakness in demand, according to a report from the China Association of the National Shipbuilding Industry.
The Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railway saw net earnings tick up 1.6 percent to $362 million for the quarter even as revenues jumped 9.6 percent to $2.87 billion compared with the same 2016 period.
Samskip Logistics USA’s acquisition of Rimar Consultants is increasing Samskip’s reefer portfolio.