The port terminal operator arm of the recently merged China COSCO Shipping saw net profits from continuing operations tumble 37.3 percent to $43.9 million in third quarter 2016 despite a 3.3 percent increase in revenues compared with the previous year.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined the domestic industry is harmed by imports of welded stainless steel pressure pipe from India, which Commerce determined is subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value.
The third-party logistics provider’s earnings per share for Q3 2016 fell short of analyst expectations, largely due to net revenue margin pressure as contractual sell rates fell faster than spot buy rates, William Blair Equity Research said.
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The Water Resources Development Act has mostly received bipartisan support, but Democrats in the House are upset that a provision that would have protected Harbor Maintenance Tax receipts from being diverted for other uses was removed from the final draft.
The future size of feeder vessels will determine how much the legacy locks at the Panama Canal will be utilized by ocean carriers, compared to the new section for big ships.
New U.S. Customs regulations will make it easier to catch companies trying to avoid anti-dumping and countervailing duties.