MSC Launches Air Cargo Business
Mediterranean Shipping Co., the world’s largest container line, will expand into air cargo using four leased Boeing Co. wide-body freighters after missing out in a bid for Italy’s flag-carrier airline.
Trucking Case Against Ocean Carriers Can Advance, Judge Rules
A case that alleges ocean carriers are overcharging truckers for use of container chassis at ports will proceed after a judge denied a request for dismissal filed by the defendants.
Trump Said to Consider Waiving US Ship Mandate for Natural Gas
President Donald Trump is considering waiving the requirement that only U.S.-flagged vessels can move goods from American ports to Puerto Rico or energy-starved areas of the Northeast, according to sources familiar with the deliberations.April 24, 2019
New Low-Sulfur Rules for Maritime Fuels Force Fleets to Scramble
The International Maritime Organization announced that shippers and global refiners must reduce sulfur content in marine bunker fuels by January 2020, five years earlier than had been expected.August 29, 2017
Three Japanese Freight Carriers to Form Alliance
Japanese ocean carriers Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. have announced an alliance, effective in 2018.June 12, 2017