The creation of a new envoy for the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) reflects the high priority the country places on signing the deal, despite recent opposition.
New Federal Aviation Administration rules for operating commercial drones took effect Monday, making it easier for businesses to use the flying robots for a variety of applications.
U.S. gross domestic product increased 1.1 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to the “second” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of just 0.8 percent in the first quarter.
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The German ocean carrier said the 20 percent year-over-year drop in revenues to $2.1 billion for the quarter reflected subdued economic growth in many parts of the world, tough competition in the liner shipping industry and falling freight rates.
The Surface Transportation Board last week issued two decisions in passenger rail proceedings, one of which included the withdrawal of a previous proposal that would have allowed railroads to prioritize cargo operations over Amtrak passenger trains.
Trade organizations representing shippers and transportation organizations on Monday sent a letter to ILWU President Robert McEllrath and PMA Chairman and CEO James McKenna, requesting discussions begin on either a contract extension or a new contract.