American Shipper’s sister publication, the Adam Smith Project, wrote Monday about the dangers of recalibrating trade statistics to suit policy initiatives.
Chief Executive Officer Ted Fick resigned earlier this month amid a Washington State Auditor's Office investigation into an alleged $4.8 million in potentially illegal payouts to port employees.
Michael J. Ward and Clarence W. Gooden, chief executive officer and president of CSX, respectively, will retire from the company May 31, 2017, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based Class I railroad said in a statement.
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Total deal value and volume in the transportation and logistics industry for the full year in 2016 fell 31 percent and 6 percent, respectively, from the previous year, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Representatives from the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union met Tuesday and discussed a possible extension of their current contract, which runs through June 30, 2019.
The German ocean carrier took delivery of the 10,500-TEU Valparaiso Express from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries this Wednesday, which will serve trade between the West Coast of South America and Europe.