Ocean Alliance plans to Deploy largest ship seen at US Port
Source: www.joc.com The 18,000-TEU CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, pictured in San Francisco Bay during a call to the Port of Oakland in February, could be one of the mega-ships the Ocean Alliance plans to deploy to the U.S. West Coast.…Read more
Longer turn times at Long Beach Ports cost shippers
Source: www.joc.com The average visit to the Long Beach Container Terminal, the gates of which are pictured, took 69 minutes in June. Credit: AJ Edmond Truck lines in Los Angeles-Long Beach got slightly longer in June, much to the chagrin…Read more
Two Major Carriers in Merger Talk!
Source: www.joc.com Standard & Poor’s has placed Hapag-Lloyd on negative credit watch because of uncertainty over the impact of a potential merger with United Arab Shipping Company on the German carrier’s capital structure and financial leverage. “The potential merger, in…Read more
US Congress turns eye toward SOLAS container weight rule
Source: www.joc.com Mark Szakonyi, Executive Editor, JOC.com | Apr 06, 2016 2:04PM EDT WASHINGTON — The U.S. Congress will look into the impact the global SOLAS container weight rule will have on exporters next week, the latest sign of how some shippers’ frustration with…Read more