More than 100 neopanamax ships have already made reservations to transit the waterway's new larger locks following the historic inauguration and first voyage, according to the Panama Canal Administration.
The European Union competition watchdog said a trustee will monitor both companies to ensure there is no information sharing between the Ocean3 and G6 ocean carrier alliances, of which CMA CGM and Neptune Orient Lines subsidiary APL are currently members.
Scales currently used to comply with federal and state laws are acceptable for complying with the new International Maritime Organization container weight regulations due to go into effect July 1, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Meanwhile, the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is calling for carriers and shippers to work together to find a solution so exports are not left on the docks for lack of verified gross mass documentation come July 1.
The Swiss-based third-party logistics provider increased net profits 10.5 percent year-over-year to 169 million Swiss francs for the first quarter of 2016.
Longshore workers at Greece’s largest seaport walked off the job on Friday, shutting down container terminals, and marched in central Athens in protest against the government sale of Piraeus Port to China COSCO.