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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Ports that insist on "no doc/no gate" policies with regard to verified container weights could lose business, the company's export manager says.
The national mail carrier of Singapore and budding third-party logistics provider’s full-year net profit soared 57.9 percent to $248.9 million Singapore (U.S. $ 181.45 million) thanks to one-time divestment gains.
However, the global terminal operator's terminal in the Port of Los Angeles is not included on the list of facilities where it will allow containers without VGM data.