Looking ahead at 2017, Duluth Seaway Port Authority Public Relations Director Adele Yorde told American Shipper the port authority will be completing a “de-bottlenecking project” on the main footprint of its Clure Public Terminal this year.
The German ocean carrier said the bonds are not for sale in the United States, and proceeds will be used for early redemption of notes due later this year and for general corporate purposes.
A study prepared for the Directorate-General for Climate Action found that savings from Flettner rotors and wing sails are seen as comparable.
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Global trade in 2016 was sluggish, as import volumes and global container throughput dipped, but the negligible dip in global trade was accompanied by radical shifts in freight pricing.
Danish ocean carrier Maersk Line said the acquisition of Hamburg Süd would boost its share of the world container fleet from 15.7 percent to 18.6 percent, and increase its capacity from 3.14 million TEUs to 3.76 million TEUs.
The A.P. Møller-Maersk conglomerate, which includes Maersk Line, APM Terminals, and energy related divisions like Maersk Oil, reported an underlying profit of $426 million in the third quarter of 2016, a 35.6 percent decline from third quarter 2015.