The commission said it has “reasonable grounds” to suspect the carriers engaged in collusive practices to fix incremental cargo rates from Asia to South Africa.
The head of the largest freight brokerage in North America told American Shipper this week that capital fueling acquisitions and new technology will push his company and industry as a whole.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.
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However, the Department of Homeland Security waived the 100 percent scanning law for the third time, which was originally scheduled to be implemented four years ago in reaction to 9/11.
DSF said it expects intra-regional trades to grow in importance at the expense of the main east-west trades.
French ocean carrier CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd of Germany and Hong Kong’s OOCL issued general rate increases.