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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The future size of feeder vessels will determine how much the legacy locks at the Panama Canal will be utilized by ocean carriers, compared to the new section for big ships.
The U.S. government has signed off on a plan by Crowley Maritime to transfer perishable cargo from Central America to the Miami International Airport for onward delivery to customers in Europe.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines will haul cargo on international flights for the first time one year from now, thanks to the airline replacing its point-of-sales system and back office system to accommodate international air cargo.