The United States exported 794,537 net tons of steel in April, a 2.5 percent increase from March, but a year-over-year drop of nearly 6 percent.
The 9,742-TEU containership COSCO Shipping Panama began its historic passage through the expanded waterway, construction of which began back in 2007, Sunday morning.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking into how delays at ports and other loading and unloading facilities may be affecting driver compliance with hours-of-service rules designed to increase safety.
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Three of the four pre-qualified port terminal operators that will bid for control of the Corozal Container Terminal have ties to container shipping giants Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC), and CMA CGM.
The ocean carrier has commenced the new Middle East Feeder - Loop 1 service between Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and Oman.
Importing cargo from Asia to Central Europe is more sustainable when done through big ports in the north than through southern Europe, which requires longer hinterland routes, according to a new study by Netherlands-based research firm Panteia.