The mid-Atlantic port handled 2.56 million tons of general cargo during the first quarter of 2017, up 5 percent year-over-year, primarily due to an increase in car and container throughput.
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.
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The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said that even though freight rates fell seasonally in the first quarter of 2017, they are better than they were in 2016.
The International Monetary Fund yesterday released its latest quarterly World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update, in which it projected the global economy will grow 3.5 percent this year, up from its January projection of 3.4 percent.
American Shipper has launched a short survey to collect feedback on how the industry expects to be affected by the new ocean carrier alliances that launched at the beginning of the month.