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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Brambles, an international pallet and crate supplier operating under the brands CHEP and IFCO, has announced a number of sustainability measures that it aims to implement by 2020.
Keith Andrey, VP of global freight forwarding for UPS, says carriers are also more interested in offering intermodal pricing this year in order to secure cargo volumes in a historically low rate environment.
SAL appoints manager of Singapore office, while Union Pacific appoints cyber-security expert to board and Johanson Transportation Service announces promotions.