The Honolulu-based liner carrier will launch its South Pacific Express service in August, which will transport U.S. West Coast cargo transshipped at Honolulu to Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga and Fiji.
The French ocean carrier said it intends to have Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines delisted from the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange as it pushes forward to acquire all of the shipping company’s shares.
A new port navigation system consisting of 12 off-shore buoys and two land-based range markers, will allow for night time operations at the Liberian port for the first time in three decades, APM Terminals said in a statement.
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Ports covered by the Global Port Tracker report handled 1.44 million TEUs in April, up 9.1 percent from March but down 4.6 percent from April 2015, according to the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Pacific Maritime Association President and CEO James McKenna said he expects to hear from International Longshore and Warehouse Union this summer on whether it wants to discuss the extension of the five-year labor contract.
Shipment volumes in May 2016 grew 1.3 percent compared with the previous month, but expenditures slipped 0.4 percent, and both remained well below 2015 levels, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.