A new port navigation system consisting of 12 off-shore buoys and two land-based range markers, will allow for night time operations at the Liberian port for the first time in three decades, APM Terminals said in a statement.
The agriculture shipper advocate praised container weighing methods recently outlined by the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and G6 Alliance carriers, saying terminals nationwide should adopt similar methods.
The Port of Oakland commissioners have unanimously awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract, keeping him on board through July 2019.
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Although one might expect bad service to be the primary reason for switching suppliers, this is not the case in the container shipping industry, Xeneta CEO Patrik Berglund explained.
SMC³ CEO Andrew Slusher told American Shipper Tuesday that less-than-truckload carriers have a difficult time converting shippers from class to density-based pricing.