The London-based shipping consultant reported that OOCL of Japan was the most reliable container shipping carrier in May, with an on-time performance score of 81.1 percent.
An American Shipper poll of shippers and forwarders revealed that nearly 90 percent believe at least some cargo will be delayed by the verified gross mass rule that went into effect globally today.
The United States Senate also confirmed the reappointment of Federal Maritime Commissioners Rebecca F. Dye and Michael A. Khouri, whose terms will now last until 2020 and 2021, respectively.
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The first commercial passage of a neopanamax containership through the new locks and third lane of the canal will occur on Sunday with the 9,472-TEU COSCO Shipping Panama.
South Korea’s second largest shipping line seems to be turning a corner in its debt restructuring of late, and has now set its sights on joining the leading vessel sharing agreement by capacity on the major east-west trades.
Trucking companies and independent operators have until December 2017 to begin using electronic logbooks, but the vast majority still haven’t made the switch, according to a recent user poll from online load board DAT Solutions.