The third-party logistics provider opened a logistics center in Dubai Logistics City, featuring a warehouse space of 7,200 square meters.
INTTRA has secured commitments from five of the top seven global forwarders for its eVGM product, which allows container weight verification data to be transmitted electronically to carriers.
Peter Friedmann accused container lines of bungling the International Maritime Organization's new container weight verification requirement, and said some now realize they face high internal costs unless they offer a more flexible approach.
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House lawmakers brushed aside calls at a hearing to slow implementation of the Verified Gross Mass rule, while other shippers said compliance should be straightforward.
The proposed alliance would become a dominant player in the three major east-west trades, beating out total capacity currently offered by the 2M Alliance on those trade lanes, according to an analysis from BlueWater Reporting.
Federal Maritime Commission Mario Cordero said Wednesday the agency has not yet received a formal filing by the container carriers that plan to establish the new OCEAN Alliance.