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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The world’s two largest container shipping carriers, Maersk Line and MSC, are beefing up their presence on the transpacific trade in the wake of Hanjin Shipping filing for receivership in Korea last week.
Cargo aboard the 4,600-TEU Hanjin Scarlet is currently being discharged at the Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia.
The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell 7.6 percent from last week to a reading of 794.10, as the short-term boost spot rates experienced in recent weeks from Hanjin filing for bankruptcy have now subsided.