From Splash 247:
The creation of the Ocean Alliance – a new container grouping involving China Lines, OOCL, Evergreen, APL and CMA CGM, has hit a […]
Global shipping line APL is entering the local market to give Guam and Saipan customers a choice to ship goods to and from the U.S. mainland via Japan beginning on Nov. 24.
Apart from facilitating cargo shipments from the U.S. mainland, where about 75 percent of Guam’s inbound freight originates, the Guam-Saipan Express connection in […]
Statements from a number of container lines regarding improved transit times may be a signal that an end to slow-steaming could be on the horizon, The LoadStar reports.
Both U.S -based APL and Israel-based Zim have reportedly released such statements. Slow-steaming was originally phased in among many carrier lines in response to overcapacity in the […]
From the Journal of Commerce:
Orient Overseas International Ltd.’s announcement that it will spend almost $1 billion on the purchase of six 20,000-TEU ships has put an end to speculation that the Hong Kong-listed line was interested in acquiring troubled APL from Neptune Orient Lines.
So with OOIL’s liner division OOCL out of the running, […]
Excerpts from Lloyd’s List:
Los Angeles boss Gene Seroka has issued an open invitation to union leaders to work with the rest of the port community on efforts to restore customer relations and protect cargo traffic after months of disruption that has driven business away.
Mr Seroka, who was appointed executive director of the port […]
From the Journal of Commerce:
The Port of Los Angeles is teaming up with terminal operators and a harbor drayage company to launch a container free-flow operation aimed at reducing congestion at the largest U.S. port while deliverinhttp://www.longshoreshippingnews.com/2015/03/free-flow-container-operation-launched-in-port-of-los-angeles/g import loads to retailers and other large shippers quickly and efficiently.
“I am confident we will see […]
Excerpts from a Journal of Commerce article called ”Hapag says 16 services affected by LA-LB congestion”:
Adding to other recent evidence that congestion at the Los Angeles-Long Beach ports is worsening, Hapag-Lloyd Wednesday announced delays to multiple services and said the overall situation “has reached a critical point.”
Hapag said it’s also facing “an acute […]
The Los Angeles City Council apprises that it has unanimously confirmed veteran shipping industry leader Gene Seroka as the new Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles.
Earlier in June, the Harbor Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to approve Seroka for the executive director’s position. Mayor Garcetti’s May 27 announcement that he […]
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed Gene Seroka, a top executive at American President Lines, as executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, according to a city statement.
Seroka, who has been with APL since 1988, has more than 21 years of experience in container shipping and logistics, according to a bio on […]
The G6 Alliance has received the go-ahead from the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to expand its current geographic scope to allow its members: APL, Hapag Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, MOL, NYK, and OOCL, operational cooperation in the trades between the Far East and the US West Coast, and between North Europe and all US […]
Evergreen Line and the four members of the CKYH Alliance have agreed in principle to form a new alliance that will share ships on trades between Asia and North Europe and the Mediterranean.
The CKYHE alliance will comprise Cosco, “K” Line, Yang Ming, Hanjin and Evergeen. It plans to begin operations in mid-April with six […]
ZIM and the G6 alliance (APL, HMM, MOL, Hapag-Lloyd, NYK and OOCL) are holding discussions in order to cooperate in the Asia-Pacific North West Coast trade, expanding the current cooperation between ZIM and G6 on the Asia-US East coast trade, the company said in its press release.
The new structure is planned to commence from […]
The port of Los Angeles will spend almost 40 percent of its $1.1 billion budget for the upcoming year on infrastructure projects, harbor officials announced Thursday.
The almost $400 million in capital improvement expenditures include:
$99 million for improvements to support automation at the terminals and the construction of a facility to support rail transportation […]
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