The Dutch Tax and Customs Administration and participating terminal operators will no longer require a physical customs document to be submitted when transferring containers from one terminal to another at the Maasvlakte facility in the Port of Rotterdam.
Ocean carriers Maersk line of Denmark and CMA CGM of France issued general rate increases.
The technologies needed to create remote and autonomous ships already exist, meaning it’s actually a matter of when it becomes a reality, not if, according to the Rolls-Royce led Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative.
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"Orphan carriers” excluded from the 2M Alliance and the proposed OCEAN Alliance are scheduled to brief the Federal Maritime Commission Wednesday.
The A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, parent company of Danish liner carrier Maersk Line, has named Soren Skou as its new chief executive officer.
South Korean ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine signed a charter rate negotiation agreement with five containership owners for a charter rate reduction of about 20 percent.