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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The eastbound lane at Gatun locks will tentatively close for 10 days in May for dry chamber work.
The $14 million project to raise the height of four cranes at the Port of Oakland's Ocean International Container Terminal will allow the facility to work larger containerships.
During the quarter, COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. reported a higher net profit, revenues and volumes compared to the corresponding 2016 period.