A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.
A merger of Yang Ming, which is 33 percent owned by the government, with a private company such as Evergreen Line, would be difficult to achieve, contends Chen Ou-po, a member of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party.
The funds will be dispersed to 32 university transportation centers to advance research and education programs addressing critical transportation challenges in the United States, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement.
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The ship management software provider analyzed six ports throughout the world to better understand what impact the new verified gross mass amendment of the Safety of Life at Sea convention has had on the shipping industry since it took effect July 1.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration put an emergency order in place that bans all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States.
Guy Courtin, vice president of industry and solution strategy at GT Nexus, said shippers should think of visibility as a tool to monitor and connect all of their trading partners, whether product suppliers or transportation vendors.