Although exports from Japan in September fell 6.9 percent from a year prior to 5.97 trillion yen, the decline was not as sharp as analysts had projected.
The Federal Maritime Commission said Friday it concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing the new ocean carrier alliance to take effect Monday, although it is not expected to commence operations until around April 2017.
PierPass, whose members consist of the 13 container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, held a workshop last Thursday to evaluate extended gate options.
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APM Terminals appointed A.P. Moller Shipping Services Chief Executive Morten Engelstoft to succeed current CEO Kim Fejfer, who will be taking up a new role at APM Holding A/S, according to a statement from the company.
The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
U.S. beef export volumes in August, which were the highest since October 2014, rose 26.9 percent from August 2015 thanks to increased beef exports to Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Mexico.