A new port navigation system consisting of 12 off-shore buoys and two land-based range markers, will allow for night time operations at the Liberian port for the first time in three decades, APM Terminals said in a statement.
The agriculture shipper advocate praised container weighing methods recently outlined by the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and G6 Alliance carriers, saying terminals nationwide should adopt similar methods.
The Port of Oakland commissioners have unanimously awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract, keeping him on board through July 2019.
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South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin asked Seaspan and others for a reduction in existing charter rates for a period of three and a half years in exchange for securities in a restructured Hanjin.
The South Korean ocean carrier's results for the quarter were hindered by continuously falling freight rates and the imbalance of supply and demand.
The parcel carrier has agreed to pay $240 million to settle lawsuits covering around 13,000 divers across 20 states who claimed they should have been treated as employees instead of independent contractors.