IAG Cargo posted revenues of 1.02 billion euros for 2016, a 6.6 percent drop from 2015.
The Georgia Ports Authority handled 3 million tons of cargo in January, with bulk cargo at the Port of Brunswick more than doubling January 2016 figures.
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition, National Industrial Transportation League and National Retail Federation expressed concerns over a threatened work stoppage at East and Gulf Coast ports by members of the International Longshoremen's Association.
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The new president immediately put the world on notice that his administration will combat unfair trade practices, which many interpret as a return to protectionism.
Taneli Ruda, head of ONESOURCE Global Trade, said the election of Donald Trump won’t cause trade liberalization to grind to a halt across the world, but it should cause those who run multinational corporations to carefully contemplate its implications.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye said the reduction from four to three major container shipping alliances should decrease rates on the transpacific trade, but the decline could be offset by upward rate pressure due to expected mergers.