The new pool is scheduled to launch Monday and will be managed by Consolidated Chassis Management on behalf of the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative.
The Institute of International Container Lessors appoints new chairman, Dayton Freight promotes three employees to service center positions, and Page International names director of sales.
Drewry’s investment research arm said it believes CMA CGM of France is best positioned among the major carriers to be a perfect suitor for Orient Overseas (International) Limited, the parent company of Hong Kong-Based OOCL.
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The joint container venture between Japan’s ‘Big 3’ will have a fleet capacity of 1.38 million TEUs, making it the sixth largest in the world, and when their 23 new ships are delivered, the merged operation will become the fifth largest carrier.
The U.S. maritime regulator granted the five-member ocean carrier alliance approval to take effect Dec. 19.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.