The approximate $113 million acquisition of Rickmers Maritime Trust’s entire fleet of 14 Panamax-sized containerships will triple Navios Maritime Partners’ containership fleet.
Trading of shares in troubled Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming have been suspended on the Taiwan Stock Exchange until at least May 4 as the firm prepares to reduce its equity capital by over 50 percent, according to multiple media reports.
The truckload transportation and logistics provider’s net income for the quarter tumbled 20.3 percent to $16 million compared with the same 2016 period even as revenues grew 3.8 percent to just over $501.2 million.
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Saddle Creek Logistics Services adds senior director of business development, while Port of Price Rupert vice-president of commercial and regulatory affairs and general counsel steps down.
Meanwhile, the Lake Oswego, Ore.-based transportation equipment manufacturer recorded a 38 percent year-over-year boost in revenues for the quarter ending Feb. 28, 2017, fueled by higher wheel volumes and externally sourced railcar syndications.
The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of German ocean carrier Hamburg Süd by industry leader Maersk Line, provided the company withdraws from five trade-route specific vessel sharing agreements.