The approximate $113 million acquisition of Rickmers Maritime Trust’s entire fleet of 14 Panamax-sized containerships will triple Navios Maritime Partners’ containership fleet.
Trading of shares in troubled Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming have been suspended on the Taiwan Stock Exchange until at least May 4 as the firm prepares to reduce its equity capital by over 50 percent, according to multiple media reports.
The truckload transportation and logistics provider’s net income for the quarter tumbled 20.3 percent to $16 million compared with the same 2016 period even as revenues grew 3.8 percent to just over $501.2 million.
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Shipment volumes for the month grew 7 percent from January and 1.9 percent from February 2016, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
American Shipper has launched a short survey to collect feedback on how the industry expects to be affected by the new ocean carrier alliances that launched at the beginning of the month.
Shipment volumes for the month grew 0.5 percent from February and 0.9 percent from March 2016, while expenditures were down 1.2 percent sequentially but up 3 percent year-over-year, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.