Amsterdam Airport Schiphol reported a cargo throughput of 1.66 million metric tons for the full year in 2016, a 2.5 percent increase compared with 2015 and a record for the airport.
Gene Seroka, executive director at the Port of Los Angeles, said 2016 was an “epic” year, and in 2017, the port will focus on improvements in process management, information technology and land use.
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Under new rules that took effect last month, freight forwarders managing inbound shipments to Canada must now submit electronic house bills of lading prior to arrival.
The container freight market is strengthening as carriers begin some 2017 negotiations, and Drewry said some shippers could see contract rates rise 20-40 percent in worst case scenarios.
Starting next week, the terminal will be the first of six facilities within the Port of New York and New Jersey to roll out the port authority's new Truck Management System.