Port congestion issues in early 2015 brought the often chaotic process surrounding detention and demurrage fees into sharp focus, but where where shippers saw pesky and sometimes unfair ad hoc charges, technology providers saw an opportunity.
APL, which CMA CGM acquired in June 2016, contributed positively to the French ocean carrier's first quarter financial results, according to CMA CGM Group CEO Rodolphe Saadé.
"ShipRush services help e-commerce small and medium businesses and omnichannel retailers execute parcel shipments for last-mile delivery to customers," Descartes said in a statement.
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The oil and gas industry said CBP’s proposed revisions on when Jones Act vessels must be used in offshore oil and natural gas activity will lead to less oil and gas production, but the OMSA said it would return 3,200 jobs to the Gulf Coast.
The Danish ocean carrier took delivery of the world’s largest box ship on Tuesday, the 20,568-TEU Madrid Maersk.