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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U.S. exporters of beef and liquefied natural gas will soon have access to China's burgeoning market, as a result of the U.S.-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue.
Container throughput at Port of Virginia terminals has increased 7 percent so far in the fiscal year that will end on June 30, according to recent figures from the Virginia Port Authority.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 (H.R. 244), which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday by a 309-118 vote, will boost funding for the Department of Defense and Homeland Security.