By Eric Johnson – Monday, 2016 October 31 – Japan’s three major ocean carriers – MOL, NYK Line and “K” Line – have agreed to spin off their container divisions and merge them July 1, according to a joint statement released Monday morning in Japan. The carriers have long been mooted as partners in a liner shipping environment where excess capacity and slow demand for containerized goods has hurt the bottom lines of nearly every carrier.
As released by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), October 8 @ 12:15 p.m. – To all our valued Customers, Service Providers and Port Stakeholders: We are pleased to report all power has been restored at both Garden City and Ocean Terminals in Savannah. Power at our Brunswick facilities will be restored by the end of today, Sunday, October 9.
As previously release via American Shipper, Monday – October 10, 2016: Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch said the Port of Savannah is quickly recovering from Hurricane Matthew, but cargo vessels are unable to reach the port until navigational aids are repaired.
As release by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), October 5 @ 8:26 a.m. – To: All Georgia Ports Authority Customers — The Georgia Ports Authority is monitoring Hurricane Matthew very closely. Preparations are being made at GPA’s Brunswick and Savannah terminals for heavy rains and sustained storm force winds.