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.
Struggling South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. on Friday filed for receivership with the Seoul Central District Court amid mounting debt and continued losses.
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Publicly traded freight forwarders reported an average airfreight tonnage decrease of 2.2 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2015, while ocean freight volumes also declined 2.2 percent during the quarter, according to investment firm Stifel.
The Danish ocean carrier will commence its AC1 service at the end of June, connecting Asia with the West Coast of Latin America.
The 19 ocean carrier members of the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association are collaborating with six U.S. ports to establish a harmonized container weighing process.