Total cargo throughput at the largest French port fell 3 percent to 39.13 million metric tons in the first six months of 2016 as general cargo volumes remained relatively flat and bulk volumes fell compared with the same 2015 period.
The Dubai-based container terminal operator posted a cargo throughput of 31.4 million TEUs at its container terminals in the first six months of 2016, a 1.2 percent increase from the same 2015 period on a like-for-like basis.
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About 450,000 TEUs of capacity is expected to be scrapped in 2016, which would be double the amount scrapped in 2015, according to the London-based shipping consultant Drewry.
Forget playing the blame game, the fraught implementation of container weighing rules came down to the fact that the container shipping industry has no single trusted information source.
Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine joining the 2M Alliance - comprised of Maersk Line and MSC - has fueled speculation about Maersk’s ultimate motives, but the short term impact is a larger share on the transpacific trade, especially from Korea.