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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Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said the agency will continue to lean heavily on the industry for input on how to improve trade facilitation and sharpen its enforcement activities.
The U.S. Department of Justice and members of Congress are putting pressure on the Federal Maritime Commission to more closely examine ocean carrier antitrust immunity as it relates to joint contracting provisions in vessel sharing alliance agreements.
Shippers, carriers and terminals swapped accusations in their filings with the Federal Maritime Commission that their positions on detention and demurrage charges are being mischaracterized.