The mid-Atlantic port handled 2.56 million tons of general cargo during the first quarter of 2017, up 5 percent year-over-year, primarily due to an increase in car and container throughput.
The Building and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and Growth in Employment (BRIDGE) Act is sponsored by U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Mark Warner, D-Va.
London-based Shipamax, a participant in the logistics technology accelerator Dynamo's initial program last year, is aiming to digitize dry bulk broker processes.
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The eastbound lane at Gatun locks will tentatively close for 10 days in May for dry chamber work.
The troubled Taiwanese ocean carrier will charter the YM Wind and YM Wreath from Seaspan and GCI Group, respectively, in an effort to grow its overall fleet while reducing average vessel age, Yang Ming said in a statement.
According to composite leading indicators from the Paris-based research organization, the U.S. and the UK are expected to see slower but stable growth over the next six to nine months.