The pilot project was launched to promote digitalization in Denmark’s maritime cluster, dubbed “Blue Denmark,” and to shed light on the long-term possibilities of digitalizing the entire ship registration process.
Increasingly high rents charged to chassis providers by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could hurt the port's overall competitiveness, says Dennis Daggett, executive vice president of the International Longshoremen’s Association.
The maritime information provider and creator of the famed Baltic Dry Index will work closely with shipbrokers and end-users to create new freight rate benchmarks and indices to be launched later this year, according to Baltic Exchange CEO Mark Jackson.
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Meanwhile, TRAC Intermodal President and CEO Keith Lovetro says his company is in the process of refurbishing and expanding its own chassis fleet.
Members of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation say the law, which provides ocean carriers with limited antitrust immunity, is not up to date with the operational realities of today's liner industry.
However, the Danish shipping conglomerate’s ocean carrier subsidiary, Maersk Line, recorded a $66 million loss for the quarter.