United States GDP grew slightly more than initially expected in the first quarter of 2016, but durable goods orders fell in May, according to the most recent data from the Department of Commerce.
The struggling South Korean shipping line plans to return 20 containerships and 18 bulk vessels when their charters expire this year and next as the latest step in its cost cutting and restructuring efforts.
DB Schenker appoints senior finance and HR executives for North America team, while the Canadian Airports Council elects new chairman.
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Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming Transport Corp. named former Evergreen Line executive Bronson Hsieh as its new chairman.
However, the International Maritime Organization's Maritime Safety Committee said there should be no delay in the implementation of the verified gross mass rule.
A combination of businesses between United Arab Shipping Co., which is jointly owned by the governments of six wealthy Middle Eastern nations, and Hapag-Lloyd of Germany has "strategic value," and talks will continue, the ocean carrier said in a statement.