The airline launched a new service from Madrid to Shanghai, and its winter 2016 schedule will offer 10 flights per week from London Heathrow to the Chinese city, an increase of three flights per week compared to its winter 2015 schedule.
Industry leader Maersk Line, along with MSC and 13 other container lines, might not be subject to further penalties stemming from a five-year European Commission probe, according to a report from Reuters news service.
The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association said that a key benefit of the terminal weighing approach is that shippers will not be required to perform any additional actions in order to provide the verified gross mass of containers.
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Ship owners on Wednesday broke off rate negotiations with struggling South Korean shipping conglomerate Hyundai Merchant Marine without reaching an agreement, according to multiple reports from Korean media outlets.
A sense of what the container shipping industry may look like a year from now has started to emerge as ocean carriers seek to avoid a financial wreck from overcapacity and low freight rates.
The Calgary-based Class I railroad cited lower-than-anticipated bulk volumes, the devastating wildfires in northern Alberta and a strengthening Canadian dollar as the primary reasons for the downward revision in earnings expectations.