The Icelandic government, two Icelandic municipal authorities and the EFLA engineering company signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the creation of a new port in the northeast corner of Iceland.
SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
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The National Transportation Safety Board hopes to recover the voyage data recorder and use it in the agency's investigation into why the TOTE Maritime general cargo vessel sank last fall, claiming the lives of 33 crew members on board.
Global shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics will use a combination of marine gas oil and scrubbers to ensure that vessels at berth anywhere in the world meet the highest existing emission standard.
The ocean carrier attributed the reduction in its carbon dioxide emissions primarily to improvements in operational efficiency, fleet and voyage optimization, technical improvements, as well as more fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly vessels.