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With 10 days to go until funding for highway and transit programs runs out, a motion to proceed with debate was defeated as Democrats claimed they hadn’t been given enough time to read the details of the 1,030-page multi-year bill unveiled Tuesday morning.
Legislation would index the gas tax to inflation after the initial $0.10 increase to prevent future transportation funding standoffs in Congress, according to the bill’s sponsor.
The Federal Maritime Commission's report was based on feedback from industry leaders at four public forums held around the country to gauge the impacts of port congestion and examine possible solutions going forward.
Georgia Ports Authority said TEU volumes in Savannah have climbed almost 17 percent in the past 12 months.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Monday that Egypt is capable of protecting the new waterway that runs alongside the existing canal.
Meanwhile, maritime consultant Drewry said it believes the sale of G6 Alliance member APL's parent company Neptune Orient Lines is unlikely at this time, despite the line being a "habitual loss maker."