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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In addition to bad weather conditions, rampant overbooking by carriers in the wake of newly restructured vessel sharing alliances is at the root of the delays, according to Nicolas Vittori, overseas network manager at France-based Setcargo.
The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 will raise roughly $5.2 billion per year in investment funding for transportation infrastructure over the next 10 years through a series of gas and diesel tax hikes.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Mario Cordero will be appointed executive director of the Port of Long Beach, where he served as a harbor commissioner from 2003 to 2011.