International Longshoremen's Association President Harold Daggett said he will seek help from Congress in union disputes with the South Carolina Ports Authority and the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
The air cargo services provider posted a net income of $41.5 million for the full year in 2016 after reporting losses in two consecutive quarters as expenses related to a deal with e-commerce giant Amazon dragged on earnings.
The state Board of Public Works gave the Maryland Port Administration the go ahead to spend up to $92.5 million to acquire a 103-acre parcel at Point Breeze for Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal, a spokesperson for the MPA confirmed Friday.
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The United States exported 726,848 net tons of steel in December, a 0.3 percent decrease from the previous month and a 0.2 percent increase from a year earlier, according to American Institute for International Steel.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed presidential nominee Elaine Chao, a former deputy secretary of transportation and secretary of labor, as secretary of the Department of Transportation by a vote of 93-6.
Marilee McInnis, director of international corporate affairs at Walmart, said although the retailer no longer does business with Hanjin due to the carrier’s bankruptcy, it is currently speaking with another Korean carrier regarding its shipping needs.