The Greek port saw profits for the first half of 2016 jump 5.6 percent year-over-year to 12.7 million euros, despite headwinds from a 28-day strike carried out by staff between May and June.
The Sulaibiya, Kuwait-based third-party logistics provider has agreed to work with Maersk Line to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 15 percent per container as part of the Danish ocean carrier’s Carbon Pact Challenge, Agility said in a statement.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association said exploratory contact extension talks are tentatively set for Nov. 1-2.
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Louise Muenter, head of media and stakeholder relations at A.P. Moeller-Maersk, said a corporate restructuring is a possibility following a report the Danish shipping conglomerate could be split into separate transportation and energy companies.
The Danish conglomerate said one division will focus on transport and logistics, while the other division will focus on energy.
The world’s two largest container shipping carriers, Maersk Line and MSC, are beefing up their presence on the transpacific trade in the wake of Hanjin Shipping filing for receivership in Korea last week.