The Taiwanese ocean carrier reported a loss of 14.91 billion Taiwan new dollars (U.S. $492.1 million) for the full year in 2016 compared with TWD 6.46 billion the previous year, according to the company’s latest filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
Walmart is opening an import distribution center in Mobile, Ala., which is expected to boost cargo volumes at APM Terminals Mobile by 10-20 percent.
The world’s fourth largest container shipping line, COSCO Shipping, experienced the 9.9 billion yuan (U.S. $1.44 billion) loss due to weak freight rates and restructuring costs, Reuters said Thursday.
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The International Longshoremen’s Association is calling for a shutdown of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and a march in Washington.
Redwood Logistics names senior vice president of strategic sales, while Reading & Northern Railroad hires SVP of coal, Port of New Orleans adds a board member and CenterPoint Properties appoints marketing director.
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition, National Industrial Transportation League and National Retail Federation expressed concerns over a threatened work stoppage at East and Gulf Coast ports by members of the International Longshoremen's Association.