The Panama Canal Authority said it is confident in the process it uses to move ships through the new locks at the canal, following an accident last week that damaged the Xin Fei Zhou after it made contact with one of the walls at the Agua Clara Locks.
The TMS provider was acquired by fellow logistics software firm Kewill in April, and the companies are progressing on merging products and organizations, Lean executives said in a briefing.
The U.N. Economic Commission for Europe said China has ratified the TIR Convention, which it says will further streamline cross-border transportation for cargo moving between China and Europe.
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Representatives from the maritime and oil and gas sectors have joined forces to create the SEA/LNG group, which aims to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas as an alternative to traditional diesel fuel.
Meanwhile, the Agriculture Transportation Coalition is asking the Federal Maritime Commission to step forward and discourage carriers and terminals from imposing fees for verified gross mass compliance in the United States.
Rolf Habben Jansen, the chief executive officer of ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd, said he believes consolidation in the shipping industry resulting from deals such as Monday’s merger agreement between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC will benefit the container industry.