The approximate $113 million acquisition of Rickmers Maritime Trust’s entire fleet of 14 Panamax-sized containerships will triple Navios Maritime Partners’ containership fleet.
Trading of shares in troubled Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming have been suspended on the Taiwan Stock Exchange until at least May 4 as the firm prepares to reduce its equity capital by over 50 percent, according to multiple media reports.
The truckload transportation and logistics provider’s net income for the quarter tumbled 20.3 percent to $16 million compared with the same 2016 period even as revenues grew 3.8 percent to just over $501.2 million.
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The International Longshoremen’s Association is calling for a shutdown of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and a march in Washington.
The freight forwarding unit of European rail giant Deutsche Bahn AG saw earnings before interest and taxes increase 3.8 percent to 410 million euros (U.S. $438.5 million) on revenues that slid 2.2 percent to 15.1 billion euros in 2016.
Forwarders and NVOs are accustomed to adapting to complex markets and new competitors, but is this time different?