The Icelandic government, two Icelandic municipal authorities and the EFLA engineering company signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the creation of a new port in the northeast corner of Iceland.
SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
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Agriculture shippers ask Senate for help with overcoming “significant challenges” in ocean shipping that could hurt the American economy.
There isn't enough time before the first report on port performance is due for the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to develop new ways of measuring cargo fluidity and capture the data, according to Deputy Director Rolf Schmitt.
Annual costs at container lines have increased a combined $500 million due to new sulfur emissions rules requiring vessels to use more expensive fuel, according to a report released last week by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.