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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The asset-light transportation and logistics services provider posted earnings per share of $0.08, well short of industry advisory firm Stifel's estimate of $0.22 per share and the street consensus estimate of $0.23 per share.
Container transport revenues at the Danish shipping conglomerate fell 20 percent year-over-year for the quarter due to a 26 percent decline in average freight rates.
The Northwest Seaport Alliance handled higher volumes of loaded container imports and loaded container exports in April compared to April 2015.