The new warehouse is the first facility in Vietnam to provide a super frozen storage room, which reaches as cold at -58 degrees Fahrenheit.
Meanwhile, just this Friday, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange said its Shanghai Containerized Freight Index declined 6.2 percent from last Friday’s reading of 670.29 to a reading of 628.59.
William E. (Bill) Woodhour became president of Maersk Line, Ltd. (MLL) July 1 and will eventually become chief executive officer of the company, taking over from Russ Bruner, who has been president and CEO of MLL since 2014.
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Canadian Pacific Railway last week began the process of cutting 500 track maintenance workers, a move that has officials with the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference raising concerns about safety, the union group said in a statement.
Ocean carrier MSC will end its IPAK to join the EPIC 1 with CMA CGM and UASC as a vessel operator, while Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Sud’s ELIP service will morph into the EPIC 2, which will then be operated by CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Sud.
The expanded Panama Canal locks, which just opened June 26 to handle vessels up to 14,000 TEUs, are expected to reshape U.S. East Coast port operations.