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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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.
Strong language is often needed to advocate for a position, but now that progress is being made on container weight verification, people should choose their words more carefully.
The French ocean carrier reported it will pay 1.3 Singapore dollars (U.S. $0.94) for the Neptune Orient Lines' shares it does not already own, control or has agreed to acquire.