All of the facility’s new services operate on a pay-per-use model with no capital spend or fixed costs.
Looking ahead at 2017, Duluth Seaway Port Authority Public Relations Director Adele Yorde told American Shipper the port authority will be completing a “de-bottlenecking project” on the main footprint of its Clure Public Terminal this year.
The German ocean carrier said the bonds are not for sale in the United States, and proceeds will be used for early redemption of notes due later this year and for general corporate purposes.
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The joint container venture between Japan’s ‘Big 3’ will have a fleet capacity of 1.38 million TEUs, making it the sixth largest in the world, and when their 23 new ships are delivered, the merged operation will become the fifth largest carrier.
New ship orders declined in 2016, driven down by overcapacity and sluggish global trade growth, and although devastating for shipyards and their workers, the drop may be necessary if the health of the container liner industry is going to be restored.
The global shipping consultancy said there will be minimal aggregate multipurpose fleet growth to 2020, due to increased demolition levels in the multipurpose and competing sectors, combined with the decreased number of newbuilding orders.