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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Both the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia and the Virginia Port Authority have hosted record-size container vessels at their terminals in recent days.
Falling costs and the value of data are spurring renewed interest in physical asset tracking in container logistics.
Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) CO., Ltd in China will construct the 38,000-dwt vessels, which will be delivered in 2020.