SCI names new CEO, while the Louisiana governor appoints commissioner to the Port of New Orleans board.
The Panama Canal Authority said it is confident in the process it uses to move ships through the new locks at the canal, following an accident last week that damaged the Xin Fei Zhou after it made contact with one of the walls at the Agua Clara Locks.
Ocean carrier MSC has started investing in TRAXENS, a French start-up that produces technology for ocean container tracking.
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Rolf Habben Jansen, the chief executive officer of ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd, said he believes consolidation in the shipping industry resulting from deals such as Monday’s merger agreement between Hapag-Lloyd and UASC will benefit the container industry.
The Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission on Monday authorized a voluntary framework program that will disburse $46.4 million in local neighborhoods over the next dozen years or more to reduce the impact of port-related pollution.
The U.S. Gulf Coast port handled 1.09 million TEUs during the first half of 2016, a 4 percent decline from the corresponding period in 2015.