U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York wrote a letter urging new Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to visit aging transportation infrastructure throughout their states.
Through the first three months of 2017, however, the largest port on the U.S. East Coast has seen container throughput tick up 2.4 percent, surpassing the previous first-quarter record set in 2016, according to recent figures from the port authority.
Ward Transport and Logistics hires new chief operating officer, while the Greenbrier Cos. appoints executive vice president and chief financial officer.
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The U.S. Department of Justice served several container shipping lines with subpoenas last week in Sausalito, Calif., where their top executives were attending industry meetings.
South Korean ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine said it expects to save costs and boost competitiveness through the “2M+H Strategic Cooperation,” which was signed Wednesday in Sausalito, Calif.
House members question whether the Shipping Act should be revised, and also said there is a need to protect domestic tugboat and terminal companies.