At a briefing in Washington, D.C., Singapore's ambassador to the Unites States Ashok Kumar Mirpuri said trade is what plugs in smaller economies and opens selling opportunities for United States firms.
A CSX freight train carrying hazardous materials went off the rails along a busy route in Northeast Washington, D.C. early Sunday morning, spilling sodium hydroxide and forcing the suspension of service on the Metro’s Red Line.
More than 100 neopanamax ships have already made reservations to transit the waterway's new larger locks following the historic inauguration and first voyage, according to the Panama Canal Administration.
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
The Water Resources Development Act reauthorization includes provisions sought by the nation's port authorities related to how harbor deepening projects are funded, getting more money for maintenance dredging in the pipeline and authorizing new projects.
The locks are scheduled to undergo a technological upgrade this summer to replace a half-century-old master control system that opens and closes the waterway passage.
With only 10 weeks to go until the container weight verification rule goes into effect globally, surveys show shippers and LSPs are still mostly unprepared to comply.