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.
Meanwhile, Rep. Mark Sanford, R.-S.C. asked why commercial ships in domestic trade must be built in U.S. when 30 of 46 ships in Ready Reserve Fleet are foreign built.
Agriculture shippers ask Senate for help with overcoming “significant challenges” in ocean shipping that could hurt the American economy.
There isn't enough time before the first report on port performance is due for the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to develop new ways of measuring cargo fluidity and capture the data, according to Deputy Director Rolf Schmitt.