The new pool is scheduled to launch Monday and will be managed by Consolidated Chassis Management on behalf of the North American Chassis Pool Cooperative.
The Institute of International Container Lessors appoints new chairman, Dayton Freight promotes three employees to service center positions, and Page International names director of sales.
Drewry’s investment research arm said it believes CMA CGM of France is best positioned among the major carriers to be a perfect suitor for Orient Overseas (International) Limited, the parent company of Hong Kong-Based OOCL.
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The Danish ocean carrier’s plan to acquire Hamburg Süd in 2017 caps a landmark year for consolidation in the container shipping industry, noted Mario Cordero, the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
Although exports from Japan in September fell 6.9 percent from a year prior to 5.97 trillion yen, the decline was not as sharp as analysts had projected.
The Israeli container carrier told American Shipper Friday it is rejecting the rumor that it has intentions to sell its global shipping operations to instead become a regional Mediterranean carrier.