The new 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Winchester, Va. will house the automobile manufacturer’s service, parts and customer care division, Mopar.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
Maritime consultancy Drewry found that approximately 80 percent of shippers won’t shift any volume from ocean to air to avoid disruptions caused by the verified gross mass rule scheduled to go into effect July 1.
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Ocean carriers CMA CGM, COSCO, Evergreen Line and OOCL revealed they will form a new alliance next April.
Meanwhile, a global survey from the London-based Federation of National Associations of Ship Brokers and Agents finds many countries have failed to take action at national level to ensure the IMO container weight requirement can be met.
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.