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.
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The International Transport Workers Federation is claiming that a new study raises questions about the safety of navigation in the Central American waterway, while the Panama Canal Authority says the report's claims are unproven and contain errors.
Meanwhile, the U.S. Army has sent a letter to the Surface Transportation Board opposing the Canadian railway's proposed acquisition of Norfolk Southern as a potential threat to national security.
Meanwhile, the European Commission Competition Directorate has set a “provisional deadline” for a decision on CMA CGM's purchase of APL parent Neptune Orient Lines for this Friday, April 29.