The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
American Shipper is gathering feedback from shippers, carriers, and others to better understand perspectives on how well the Federal Maritime Commission is doing as chief U.S. regulator of the shipping industry.
The shipping research and consulting firm attributed November’s year-over-year increase in idled containership capacity to the Panama Canal’s new locks, which made smaller containerships less attractive, along with Hanjin’s bankruptcy.
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The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
The Federal Aviation Administration told Braille Battery to stop shipping lithium-ion batteries by air transport or the company will risk criminal prosecution and fines.
U.S. beef export volumes in August, which were the highest since October 2014, rose 26.9 percent from August 2015 thanks to increased beef exports to Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Mexico.