The Port of Savannah will weigh export containers at no cost to help shippers comply with new International Maritime Organization requirements for providing verified gross mass data to carriers.
The transportation management system software provider had been planning for the next stage of its growth since early 2016 by looking for opportunities to extend the reach and capabilities of its LeanTMS platform.
Air cargo craft operator Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, which saw net income and revenues plummet year-over-year in the first quarter of 2016, said it expects earnings and cash flow to grow over time thanks to new agreements with e-commerce behemoth Amazon.
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The U.S. Coast Guard bulletin regarding compliance with the International Maritime Organization's verified gross mass requirement "seems to allow for more flexibility," says Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero.
The Water Resources Development Act reauthorization includes provisions sought by the nation's port authorities related to how harbor deepening projects are funded, getting more money for maintenance dredging in the pipeline and authorizing new projects.
The proposed alliance would become a dominant player in the three major east-west trades, beating out total capacity currently offered by the 2M Alliance on those trade lanes, according to an analysis from BlueWater Reporting.