Liner shipping is traditionally a cyclical business, subject to dramatic peaks and troughs and sudden changes in fortune in individual trade lanes. Today's ebullience among all sectors of container shipping, including its various intermediaries,
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and a major marine terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg, Germany, have successfully linked their Electronic Data Exchange (EDI) systems to create an international interchange of oceanborne cargo information.
The U.S. Navy has announced the award of a $9 million contract to MarineSafety International (MSI) for shiphandling training services through 1996. The training is a continuation and expansion of services performed since 1987 at the MSI Newport, Rhode Island facility.
Managers of the Marine Corps League-sponsored "Modern Day Marine—Force in Readiness Military Exposition" have announced that over 80 percent of the 95,000 square feet of exhibit space in the Sheraton Washington Hotel has been committed for their scheduled July 22-24,