Although exports from Japan in September fell 6.9 percent from a year prior to 5.97 trillion yen, the decline was not as sharp as analysts had projected.
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.
PierPass, whose members consist of the 13 container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, held a workshop last Thursday to evaluate extended gate options.
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Meanwhile, the Port of Los Angeles signed a partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Center for Global Supply Chain Management to advance the use of technology at ports in order to make them more globally competitive.
The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell 3.5 percent from last Friday to a reading of 707.68, declining for the second straight week as the short-term boost after Hanjin Shipping filed for receivership at the end of August has now faded.
Marine Guard 100’s anti-rust efficacy was verified during two-and-a-half years of testing on the deck, ballast tank, piping and other metal surfaces on an oceangoing coal carrier owned by NYK and managed by Hachiuma Steamship Co. Ltd.