U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York wrote a letter urging new Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to visit aging transportation infrastructure throughout their states.
Through the first three months of 2017, however, the largest port on the U.S. East Coast has seen container throughput tick up 2.4 percent, surpassing the previous first-quarter record set in 2016, according to recent figures from the port authority.
Ward Transport and Logistics hires new chief operating officer, while the Greenbrier Cos. appoints executive vice president and chief financial officer.
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Bureau Veritas promotes senior executive vice president, while Greenville & Western Railway Co. appoints general manager and manager of mechanical and transloading, and Glander International Bunkering hires two new traders in Mumbai.
Furie Operating Alaska has agreed to pay $10 million for transporting an oil rig from the Gulf of Mexico to Alaska on a foreign-flag ship.
Federal Maritime Commission Acting Chairman Michael Khouri said he is committed to eliminating rules that are outdated or impede the efficient operation of business.