Japanese financial services firm Orix Corp. said the company decided to increase its exposure to shipping industry debt because it sees the “current market conditions as a favorable investment opportunity,” according to a report from Reuters.
The trucking technology provider said the new product offers rating solutions based on dimensional weight, modeled on Mexico-to-Mexico postal codes and delivered in Mexican pesos.
Total deal value and volume in the transportation and logistics industry for the full year in 2016 fell 31 percent and 6 percent, respectively, from the previous year, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero says he is willing to discuss the agency's concerns with Port Authority of New York/New Jersey and OCEMA member carriers, leaving the door open for future approval of a revised agreement.
As many as 220 former employees of the now insolvent South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping will be hired following one-on-one interviews with management, Hyundai Merchant Marine said in a statement.
Danish ocean carrier Maersk Line said the acquisition of Hamburg Süd would boost its share of the world container fleet from 15.7 percent to 18.6 percent, and increase its capacity from 3.14 million TEUs to 3.76 million TEUs.