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.
The Senate Commerce Committee cited "labor-related concerns" with the Federal Maritime Commission's pilot supply chain information portal project, but said supply chain innovation teams will continue work this summer, focusing primarily on U.S. exports.
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American Shipper has launched a short survey to collect feedback on how the industry expects to be affected by the new ocean carrier alliances that launched at the beginning of the month.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will spend up to $70 million on a second environmental study and additional engineering work on a proposed freight rail tunnel connecting Jersey City with Brooklyn, or an improved barge service between the two.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 82-14 to confirm Robert Lighthizer as the White House’s head of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.