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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The mid-Atlantic port will now weigh export containers on scales near the gates and provide the measurement to shipping lines according to longstanding protocols.
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National Railway, will be succeeded in his role by current Chief Financial Officer Luc Jobin after having surgery to remove a tumor from his throat in 2015.
The French ocean carrier transported 2.9 percent more containers, but saw the average freight rate tumble 17.6 percent when compared to the first quarter of 2015.