Gene Seroka, executive director at the Port of Los Angeles, said 2016 was an “epic” year, and in 2017, the port will focus on improvements in process management, information technology and land use.
Shares in the Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad jumped 23.4 percent on Thursday to close at $45.51 following reports outgoing Canadian Pacific CEO E. Hunter Harrison could be eyeing CSX as his next landing spot.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol reported a cargo throughput of 1.66 million metric tons for the full year in 2016, a 2.5 percent increase compared with 2015 and a record for the airport.
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Harold J. Daggett, president of the International Longshoremen’s Association, said the union will oppose fully-automated container terminals in upcoming contract talks with the United States Maritime Alliance.
The contract freight rate benchmarking company warned, however, that stability will be hard to come by, and if just one or two carriers begin to drop rates and chase market share again, prices will likely fall across the board.
In a surprise announcement, Customs and Border Protection has delayed implementing several post-release functions in its Automated Commercial Environment in order to resolve outstanding technical issues.