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.
FedEx Express entered into an agreement with Korail Networks to utilize the Korea Train eXpress network to transport time-and temperature-sensitive healthcare shipments.
The Danish liner carrier has resumed service to Iran after a five-year absence and just a year and a half after the Maersk Tigris was fired upon by the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy.
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The European software company NaviTrans, which provides systems to forwarders, will enable access to INTTRA’s booking, shipping instructions and tracking solutions.
Shipment volumes in August 2016 were relatively flat from the previous month, but expenditures slid 3.3 percent, while both were well below 2015 levels, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
A new component of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism gives eligible ocean carriers the ability to start unloading without having to wait for U.S. Customs officers to clear the vessel.