At a briefing in Washington, D.C., Singapore's ambassador to the Unites States Ashok Kumar Mirpuri said trade is what plugs in smaller economies and opens selling opportunities for United States firms.
A CSX freight train carrying hazardous materials went off the rails along a busy route in Northeast Washington, D.C. early Sunday morning, spilling sodium hydroxide and forcing the suspension of service on the Metro’s Red Line.
More than 100 neopanamax ships have already made reservations to transit the waterway's new larger locks following the historic inauguration and first voyage, according to the Panama Canal Administration.
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
Terminal operator Ports America says it will accept containers without the required container weight data and, if necessary, allow boxes to be weighed afterwards for compliance with the International Maritime Organization's new verified gross mass rule.
The shipment management software provider will offer the verified gross mass submission tool free when booking or shipping instructions are filed through the company's platform.
The 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision, which relies on a 1866 Supreme Court opinion, is being heralded as a victory for ocean carriers.