The U.S. Government Accountability Office found that tariff rates are generally more expensive than contract rates, but are usually more suitable for shippers with infrequent or small volume shipments.
A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.
A merger of Yang Ming, which is 33 percent owned by the government, with a private company such as Evergreen Line, would be difficult to achieve, contends Chen Ou-po, a member of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party.
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The International Longshoremen's Association has reversed an earlier decision, and agreed to once again work ships operated by the now insolvent South Korean ocean carrier.
The National Hurricane Center issued a public advisory at 11:00 a.m. EDT that said the Category 4 Hurricane off the coast of Haiti is moving north at 10 miles per hour.
The ports of Savannah and Brunswick will be closed for operations tomorrow, Sept. 2, 2016, as a result of expected severe weather caused by Hurricane Hermine, which was recently upgraded from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane.