U.S. gross domestic product increased 1.4 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to the “third” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of just 0.8 percent in the first quarter.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., sent a letter to the heads of the Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration asking DOT to study potential methods for reducing the combustib
The Ottawa-based Chamber of Marine Commerce will take over the operations of the Canadian Shipowners Association.
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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.
Citing the ongoing economic slowdown in China and waning U.S. imports, the World Trade Organization on Tuesday slashed its 2016 global trade forecast to 1.7 percent from a previous projection of 2.7 percent growth this year.
The now insolvent South Korean ocean carrier released a status update Monday on the 97 vessels it operates, which illustrated that 59 of these vessels are still waiting in open sea.