The S.C. Ports Authority banks on profit-making strategy to finance infrastructure at Charleston and elsewhere.
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North America now accounts for half of ZIM’s container-shipping business.
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Ordering of containerships eased in the fourth quarter of 2015 despite attractive shipyard prices because carriers are running out of profitable trades on which to deploy them, according to London-based shipping consultant Drewry.
Commercial practices for certifying the weight of ocean containers can be developed in a straight forward way, with few exceptions, according to officials from trade groups that bear ultimate responsibility for enforcement of the IMO rule.
The world's second largest ocean carrier will use software provider INTTRA's eVGM solution to provide a portal for submission of verified container weight data ahead of the International Maritime Organization's July 1 deadline.