Walmart is opening an import distribution center in Mobile, Ala., which is expected to significantly boost cargo volumes at APM Terminals Mobile.
Crane Worldwide Logistics hires vice president of global sales, while Danish Shipowners' Association appoints director for European Union affairs.
The German ocean carrier is citing benefits from its planned merger with United Arab Shipping Company, but Reuters has reported a "snag" in those plans.
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The ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced the Investing in America: A Penny for Progress Act, which aims to raise roughly $500 billion in transportation infrastructure funding via 30-year Treasury bonds.
BlueWater Reporting has provided an update on what information is available in regards to the new ocean carrier alliance networks scheduled to take effect in April.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye said the reduction from four to three major container shipping alliances should decrease rates on the transpacific trade, but the decline could be offset by upward rate pressure due to expected mergers.