SCI names new CEO, while the Louisiana governor appoints commissioner to the Port of New Orleans board.
The Panama Canal Authority said it is confident in the process it uses to move ships through the new locks at the canal, following an accident last week that damaged the Xin Fei Zhou after it made contact with one of the walls at the Agua Clara Locks.
Ocean carrier MSC has started investing in TRAXENS, a French start-up that produces technology for ocean container tracking.
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The International Cargo Handling Coordination Association reminded shippers and forwarders that the container weighing rule will go into effect Friday, with no three-month grace period as some have mistakenly understood.
The freight forwarding arm of Danish shipping conglomerate AP Moller Maersk said it will provide weighing and data transmission services to help shippers comply with new SOLAS verified gross mass requirements.
The containership lessor said it won’t accept Hanjin Shipping’s request for a 30 percent reduction in charter rates, a development that could jeopardize the struggling South Korean line’s restructuring plans.