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.
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.
The troubled ocean carrier is ceasing service to Iran over concerns of rising tensions there rather than as a cost cutting measure, according to an executive with the company, Reuters said.