The move would build upon Samskip’s penetration of the shipping market between Norway and Northern Europe in recent years.
After six consecutive years of losses, shipping industry headed for return to proofits this year and next
Starting Aug. 1, three time-definite train runs a week will be introduced linking inland locations to Mundra and Pipavav.
“We never know what’s going to show up,” said the president of Missionary Expediters.
US shippers are increasingly setting up warehouses and distribution centers in the Lehigh Valley, from which they are a 60- to 80-mile dray from the Port of New York and New Jersey.
US soybean exporters are bullish this year.
The majority of ships deployed on Asia-Europe by the end of 2018 will be greater than 18,000 TEU, which will have implications for rate levels and ports.
Italian heavy hauler Fagioli used trucks, barges, and ships to move sections of the world’s third-largest tunnel boring machine from Germany to Italy.
West Coast rates have already fallen behind the spot rates in mid-July last year.
Robust demand is expected to push US poultry export volume higher this year.