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.
The Senate Commerce Committee cited "labor-related concerns" with the Federal Maritime Commission's pilot supply chain information portal project, but said supply chain innovation teams will continue work this summer, focusing primarily on U.S. exports.
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Newbuild orders for shipyards in China fell 25.4 percent year-over-year to 5.54 million deadweight tons in the first quarter of 2017 amid continued weakness in demand, according to a report from the China Association of the National Shipbuilding Industry.
The Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railway saw net earnings tick up 1.6 percent to $362 million for the quarter even as revenues jumped 9.6 percent to $2.87 billion compared with the same 2016 period.
Samskip Logistics USA’s acquisition of Rimar Consultants is increasing Samskip’s reefer portfolio.