A ship carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States became the first LNG carrier to pass through the enlarged Panama Canal on Monday.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has created a dedicated team to monitor violations of coastwise shipping rules as supporters tout the Jones Act's homeland security benefits.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,426 workers as of the middle of June 2016, down 0.2 percent from the previous month and 11.55 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
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The MOL Benefactor has worked its way down the East Coast to Savannah after taking advantage of the wider Panama Canal to transport cargo from Asia.
Representatives from the maritime and oil and gas sectors have joined forces to create the SEA/LNG group, which aims to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas as an alternative to traditional diesel fuel.
The rating agency acted negatively to the idea that the A.P. Moller - Maersk conglomerate could potentially choose to divide into separate companies, noting the split could hurt the group's business diversification.