The Greek port saw profits for the first half of 2016 jump 5.6 percent year-over-year to 12.7 million euros, despite headwinds from a 28-day strike carried out by staff between May and June.
The Sulaibiya, Kuwait-based third-party logistics provider has agreed to work with Maersk Line to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 15 percent per container as part of the Danish ocean carrier’s Carbon Pact Challenge, Agility said in a statement.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association said exploratory contact extension talks are tentatively set for Nov. 1-2.
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Meanwhile, the Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier is withdrawing from long-distance bus service and selling its Postbus unit to FlixMobility GmbH for an undisclosed price, Deutsche Post DHL Group said in a statement Wednesday.
The German ocean carrier said the 20 percent year-over-year drop in revenues to $2.1 billion for the quarter reflected subdued economic growth in many parts of the world, tough competition in the liner shipping industry and falling freight rates.
The now insolvent South Korean ocean carrier released a status update Monday on the 97 vessels it operates, which illustrated that 59 of these vessels are still waiting in open sea.