The approximate $113 million acquisition of Rickmers Maritime Trust’s entire fleet of 14 Panamax-sized containerships will triple Navios Maritime Partners’ containership fleet.
Trading of shares in troubled Taiwanese ocean carrier Yang Ming have been suspended on the Taiwan Stock Exchange until at least May 4 as the firm prepares to reduce its equity capital by over 50 percent, according to multiple media reports.
The truckload transportation and logistics provider’s net income for the quarter tumbled 20.3 percent to $16 million compared with the same 2016 period even as revenues grew 3.8 percent to just over $501.2 million.
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International Warehouse Logistics Association President and CEO Steve DeHaan said the group is urging Congress to facilitate the creation of a system that better aligns the design of the nation’s infrastructure with the demands of today’s economy.
FedEx Freight President and CEO Mike Ducker and Werner Enterprises President and CEO Derek Leathers told a Senate subcommittee the U.S. must invest more in its roads and bridges for the trucking industry to continue to operate safely and efficiently.
The third-busiest port complex in North America has spent billions raising the Bayonne Bridge and dredging New York harbor in preparation for larger containerships.