The public-private partnership is aimed at increasing the height of the Howard St. Tunnel so two containers can be loaded onto intermodal cars, making it more efficient for traffic moving to and from the Port of Baltimore.
Trucking and intermodal carrier Swift Transportation grew net income 4.7 percent year-over-year to $38 million in third quarter 2016 on revenues that slipped 4.9 percent to $1.01 billion compared with the same 2015 period.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics said it has acquired Milford, Conn.-based C & V Transportation in an effort to expand its operations in southern New England and the Port of New York and New Jersey.
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The Water Resources Development Act has mostly received bipartisan support, but Democrats in the House are upset that a provision that would have protected Harbor Maintenance Tax receipts from being diverted for other uses was removed from the final draft.
The future size of feeder vessels will determine how much the legacy locks at the Panama Canal will be utilized by ocean carriers, compared to the new section for big ships.
The South Carolina Ports Authority said it plans to break ground on the new intermodal facility in Dillon during the first quarter of 2017.