SCI names new CEO, while the Louisiana governor appoints commissioner to the Port of New Orleans board.
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.
Ocean carrier MSC has started investing in TRAXENS, a French start-up that produces technology for ocean container tracking.
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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.
Former Congressman Daniel B. Maffei was sworn-in on Monday, July 18 as a commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission, taking the seat of Commissioner Richard A. Lidinsky Jr. who retired last Friday.
Linea Peninsular began operating a weekly container shipping service this month between the Mexican ports of Altamira and Progreso, and Tampa.