A new hull design will [...]
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission certified the final environmental impact report and approved the proposed expansion of the port’s APL terminal operated by long-time tenant Eagle Marine Services.
Due to begin in late 2012, the $196 million redevelopment project at the facility, commonly known as Pier 300, will add a further 1,250 feet of new [...]
A shipping alliance will begin calling on the Port of Charleston in June, linking the port to countries in Asia and North Africa, the S.C. State Ports Authority announced recently.
For the new service, the New World Alliance and Evergreen will call weekly on Charleston, the last port of call for the outbound service.
Container shipping lines in the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement have announced further rate hikes for dry and reefer cargoes to boost revenues on U.S.–Asia lanes.
The WTSA is recommending a dry container rate boost ofUS$50 per 40-foot container (FEU) from the Pacific Southwest ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland from May 15. From [...]
Six leading container shipping lines have agreed to create one of the largest vessel networks in the Far East-to-Europe trade lane.
The new G6 Alliance will create one of the leading networks in the Far East-to-Europe and Far East-to-Mediterranean container shipping markets with more than 90 ships in nine services calling at more than 40 [...]
APL Terminals on Friday unveiled plans to expand operations by 56 acres at the Port of Los Angeles.
Plans call for building 1,250 feet of new wharf, 41 additional acres of backland and up to 12 new container cranes that will increase the amount of cargo processing at the APL terminal, which currently operates [...]
The Oakland Tribune has detailed the safety procedures that longshore workers fought for to protect workers and the community from potentially explosive containers that were serviced in Vietnam with counterfeit coolant:
A handful of clerks from ILWU Local 34 and two mechanics have been working practically nonstop inside a second-floor room at the Pacific Marine [...]
APL and Hamburg Sud will cooperate in a vessel-sharing agreement linking the West Coast of South America with Central American ports and connecting with the carriers’ linehaul services.
The service’s port rotation will be Balboa, Panama; Paita, Peru; Guayaquil, Ecuador; Balboa; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico; La Union, El Salvador; Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica; [...]
A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s biggest container shipping line, and 14 other carriers will seek a peak-season surcharge two months later than previously scheduled amid weaker-than-expected demand.
The shipping lines will ask customers to pay an additional fee for cargo to the U.S. from Asia, the 15-member Transpacific Stabilization Agreement said in an [...]
Ocean carriers in the New World Alliance will suspend a trans-Pacific service this month due to slowing demand for retail merchandise and reductions in inventory replenishment in the U.S.
Alliance members Hyundai Merchant Marine, APL and MOL will remove one weekly string of vessels, each averaging 3,960 TEUs, in the Pacific Southwest service. The lines term the [...]
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