The Icelandic government, two Icelandic municipal authorities and the EFLA engineering company signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the creation of a new port in the northeast corner of Iceland.
SSA Marine's Oakland International Container Terminal will make appointments mandatory for the majority of containerized import pick-ups in order to shorten lines at terminal gates and speed up cargo delivery to customers.
The company plans to accept the weights that clients provide as certified, but if clients are not able to provide the certified weight, it will weigh the cargo on their behalf.
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The United States is about to import the largest wheat cargo from the UK in more than two decades as a combination of ample British supply, a weaker pound and rock-bottom freight rates make the unusual trade viable.
The 13,092-TEU containership COSCO Hope crashed into a gantry crane at Port Said as it was departing the Egyptian port, igniting a fire that spread to 20 containers and resulted in injuries to at least two people.
The U.S. International Trade Commission released a report this week that forecasts U.S. exports related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, if passed by Congress, will increase by $57.2 billion by 2032.