The mid-Atlantic port handled 2.56 million tons of general cargo during the first quarter of 2017, up 5 percent year-over-year, primarily due to an increase in car and container throughput.
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.
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Worldwide Flight Services has announced several corporate appointments, while the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade corridors has re-elected four directors to the board.
Norwegian fertilizer manufacturer Yara International is planning to build a small, battery-powered containership with capacity for between 100 TEUs and 120 TEUs to move containers from fertilizer its factory to the nearby ocean ports of Brevik and Larvik.
Newbuild orders for shipyards in China fell 25.4 percent year-over-year to 5.54 million deadweight tons in the first quarter of 2017 amid continued weakness in demand, according to a report from the China Association of the National Shipbuilding Industry.