A fire broke out in the engine room of the Alliance St. Louis on early Monday morning in the Gulf of Mexico.
The new center at APL’s corporate headquarters in Singapore has been designed to serve CMA CGM Group’s fleet in the Asian region by examining nautical, meteorological and geographic information in real-time, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
All of the facility’s new services operate on a pay-per-use model with no capital spend or fixed costs.
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
On a bright note, the port authority said it will be using a $1.6 million grant awarded by the U.S. Maritime Administration to improve the barge program that transports containers between Red Hook in Brooklyn and Port Newark.
A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.
Based on trends from the last two years, growth in containership capacity will continue to outpace demand in the next few years despite record ship scrapping so far in 2016, according to a recent report from the Boston Consulting Group.