American Shipper is gathering feedback from shippers, carriers, and others to better understand perspectives on how well the Federal Maritime Commission is doing as chief U.S. regulator of the shipping industry.
Ocean carriers Maersk Line, MSC, CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd announced new freight rates.
The Salt Lake City, Utah-based automobile motor manufacturer plans to have its Nikola One truck, a zero-emissions electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries, in production by 2020, the company said in a statement.
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Representatives from the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union met Tuesday and discussed a possible extension of their current contract, which runs through June 30, 2019.
Under the reorganization plan, most of International Shipholding Corp. (ISH) would be acquired by SEACOR, and ISH also plans to sell a business that includes operations in Southeast Asia to a company affiliated with its current CEO, Erik L. Johnsen.
A chartered ship will evacuate 4,300 of an estimated 6,000 containers leased by Hanjin, freeing up chassis for use by other port customers.