The voyage data recorder from the U.S.-flag cargo ship that sank Oct. 1, 2015 near the Bahamas was in good condition and revealed bridge audio, weather data and navigational data.
Members of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission voted in favor of requesting additional information from the four shipping companies planning to create the Ocean Alliance.
The South Korean ocean carrier submitted a financial improvement plan to the state-run Korea Development Bank Thursday, but did not reveal details on the plan.
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The vessel sharing alliance, which expects to launch in April 2017, is contemplating initially deploying up to 175 container vessels in U.S. trades, according to a Federal Maritime Commission filing.
The Rome, Ga.-based freight broker’s purchase of Apex Freight Services will allow Scott Logistics to expand its market presence and contribute $20 million in additional annual revenues, according to a statement from the company.
Ten empty containers fell overboard the 14,000-TEU MSC Alexandra after its collision with a tanker in the Singapore Straight Wednesday at around 23:55 local time.