Meanwhile, the struggling South Korean ocean carrier said in a statement Sunday it expects to reach an agreement with ship owners regarding charter rate renegotiations “soon.”
The Baltic Exchange, which had revenues of just $8.8 million last year, is more of a market-information service these days, generating indexes so members can work out fair cargo transport prices, according to Bloomberg's David Fickling and Andy Mukherjee.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 17 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
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The French ocean carrier transported 2.9 percent more containers, but saw the average freight rate tumble 17.6 percent when compared to the first quarter of 2015.
The National Transportation Safety Board hopes to recover the voyage data recorder and use it in the agency's investigation into why the TOTE Maritime general cargo vessel sank last fall, claiming the lives of 33 crew members on board.
Direct ChassisLink, Inc., which was established in 2012 by its current owner Littlejohn & Co., has grown its equipment fleet to 120,000 marine chassis and 92,000 rail intermodal containers.