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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The U.S. Department of Commerce has appointed 11 industry representatives to the agency's joined the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
Allianz cautions shipowners not to skimp on maintenance and pay special attention when laying up ships.
The Port of Charleston was moving some containers off terminals in assembly-line fashion well before the "free flow" process became an accepted industry strategy for reducing truck delays.