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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A new discussion agreement filed with Federal Maritime Commission by ocean carrier group OCEMA and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey would allow the parties to discuss matters involving the port authority's much-debated cargo facility charge.
The transportation consulting firm will be tasked with evaluating the merits of possible round-the-clock charges or port-wide "peel-off" programs at 13 terminals in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has filled its senior management team with a recent round of appointments.