The Salt Lake City, Utah-based automobile motor manufacturer plans to have its Nikola One truck, a zero-emissions electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries, in production by 2020, the company said in a statement.
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore appoints new chairman, while B&H Worldwide promotes managing director, Germany, and ICAO names new president of its Air Navigation Commission.
The Dubai-based operator will own 55 percent of a new vehicle targeting port and terminal investment opportunities outside of the United Arab Emirates, while Canadian pension fund Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will hold the other 45 percent.
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APL said it plans to hike refrigerated container rates globally by $1,500 on Jan. 7.
"Rates are currently at
unsustainable levels, and we face the challenge of escalating
operational costs, which show no signs of abating," the Singapore-based carrier said.
APL's action follows similar decisions to hike reefer rates by other carriers, including Maersk.
The joint container venture between Japan’s ‘Big 3’ will have a fleet capacity of 1.38 million TEUs, making it the sixth largest in the world, and when their 23 new ships are delivered, the merged operation will become the fifth largest carrier.
The Federal Maritime Commission said Friday it concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing the new ocean carrier alliance to take effect Monday, although it is not expected to commence operations until around April 2017.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.