The Icelandic government, two Icelandic municipal authorities and the EFLA engineering company signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the creation of a new port in the northeast corner of Iceland.
SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
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The Khapra Beetle larvae was discovered at the Port of Baltimore inside a 55,000-pound shipment of cumin seed from India.
The Panama Canal Authority has advised vessel operators to load less cargo on to ships in order to maintain a higher draft and minimize water usage in locks.
The Baltic Exchange's main ocean freight index rose for the twelfth consecutive trading session Wednesday thanks to higher rates for panamax, supramax and handysize dry bulk vessels.