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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Oakland International Container Terminal was open for business Monday evening after a dispute about starting times shut the SSA Marine facility down during the day.
The French ocean carrier earlier this month commenced its West Med-East Med service, which operates with four CMA CGM containerships.
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.