The Dubai-based container terminal operator posted a cargo throughput of 31.4 million TEUs at its container terminals in the first six months of 2016, a 1.2 percent increase from the same 2015 period on a like-for-like basis.
The world’s largest convenience store chain teamed up with independent drone delivery service Flirtey and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems to conduct the first fully autonomous aircraft delivery to a U.S. customer.
The Montreal, Canada-based Class I railway posted a net income of C$858 million (U.S. $649.8)on revenues of C$2.8 billion for the second quarter of 2016, a year-over-year drop of 3 percent and 9 percent, respectively.
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The Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association said that a key benefit of the terminal weighing approach is that shippers will not be required to perform any additional actions in order to provide the verified gross mass of containers.
The $46.5 million intermodal hub in Cedar Rapids will cover 75 acres next to the Smith-Dows railyard.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Richard A. Lidinsky Jr. said that ports in the United States must continue to expand and improve to handle rising container volumes in order to stay competitive with neighboring foreign ports.