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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Certain provisions of the merger agreement would have "jumped the gun" by allowing NYK, MOL and "K" Line to share competitively sensitive information or prematurely combine, according to the Federal Maritime Commission.
The state-owned shipping conglomerate will pay about $1.78 billion to have contracts for 14 containerships transferred from subsidiary COSCO SHIPPING Development Group, formerly known as China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL).
Both the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia and the Virginia Port Authority have hosted record-size container vessels at their terminals in recent days.