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The Georgia Ports Authority board approved expenditures of up to $12.6 million for the third phase of Savannah's yard crane electrification and a project to refurbish the concrete wharf at the Port of Brunswick's Mayor's Point Terminal at a meeting Monday.
Industry growth will necessitate 60 additional container terminals per year, and APM Terminals is looking at opportunities in all different types of cargo, according to Chief Executive Officer Kim Fejfer.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping, whose agenda in the U.S. includes commercial issues, Wednesday met with CEOs from Boeing, Apple and Cisco in Seattle on his way to visit President Obama in Washington, D.C. on Friday.
The TPP agreement, which includes the United States and 11 other countries in the Pacific Rim and the Americas, covers a range of industries and promises to reduce or eliminate tariffs and quotas on numerous products.
The ECT City Terminal, the oldest container terminal at the Port of Rotterdam, closed its doors last week as a result of not being able to handle the increases in scale in container shipping.
Year-over-year throughput of crude oil and other petroleum products dropped 22 percent last week compared to the same period last year, according to the American Association of Railroads.