American Shipper’s sister publication, the Adam Smith Project, wrote Monday about the dangers of recalibrating trade statistics to suit policy initiatives.
Chief Executive Officer Ted Fick resigned earlier this month amid a Washington State Auditor's Office investigation into an alleged $4.8 million in potentially illegal payouts to port employees.
Michael J. Ward and Clarence W. Gooden, chief executive officer and president of CSX, respectively, will retire from the company May 31, 2017, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad said in a statement.
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The ports of Philadelphia and Wilmington are planning infrastructure improvements as a project to deepen the river nears completion.
The Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railway said that in 2016, the industry continued to face headwinds from low global commodity prices and the strength of the U.S. dollar.
Looking ahead at 2017, Duluth Seaway Port Authority Public Relations Director Adele Yorde told American Shipper the port authority will be completing a “de-bottlenecking project” on the main footprint of its Clure Public Terminal this year.