The international oil shipping services provider, which paid Bretta Tanker Holdings $15.1 million in the second quarter of 2016, saw profits for the first half of 2016 slip 11.3 percent year-over-year to $153.7 million.
The Port of New York and New Jersey, which experienced the second busiest June ever for box volumes, was called by a 10,077-TEU containership at the GCT Bayonne Terminal.
The U.S. gross domestic product increased 1.2 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to the “advance” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of just 0.8 percent in the first quarter.
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Two trade associations - the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA) - will roll out the new IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program in phases, beginning in early 2017.
The massive $5.3 billion project comes with “considerable safety concerns,” which could lead to accidents and delays for shippers and higher claims for insurers, according to a new report from the London-based risk management consultancy.
The deferred airfreight transportation services and drayage provider attributed the loss primarily to one-time costs associated with its acquisition of TQI, which accounted for $27.4 million ($0.90 per diluted share) of the second quarter 2016 net loss.