However, individual terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will negotiate directly with chassis leasing companies over compensation for storing chassis and providing services to lessors.
Marine terminals deemed high risk have two years to install an automated system for inspecting workers and others before allowing entry onto the premises.
A survey from same day delivery company CitySprint revealed 47 percent of small and medium enterprises in the United Kingdom do not anticipate any disruptive impact from the Brexit, but SMEs in London aren’t quite as confident.
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Ocean carriers MOL, NYK and “K” Line all reported losses in their container segments and lower revenues year-over-year for the first fiscal quarter, which ended June 30.
Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine joining the 2M Alliance - comprised of Maersk Line and MSC - has fueled speculation about Maersk’s ultimate motives, but the short term impact is a larger share on the transpacific trade, especially from Korea.
Meanwhile, the A.P. Møller - Maersk conglomerate, which includes both Maersk Line and APM Terminals, reported second quarter profits of $118 million, 89 percent below the $1.09 billion in the second quarter of 2015.