The fight over funding for U.S. aviation construction programs will likely not end while Congress is focused on the debt ceiling debate, a Senate transportation leader said on Tuesday, indicating a partial airport shutdown could stretch on for weeks.
With debt negotiations locked in what President Obama last night referred to as a “stalemate,” the president is looking to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, for help.
With just a week to go before a potentially ruinous U.S. government default, the partisan war over raising the federal debt ceiling ground on in Washington on Tuesday.
Containership charter rates are tumbling as ocean carriers re-asses their tonnage requirements amid slowing cargo growth and weakening freight rates.
The contractor group that is building the new set of locks for the Panama Canal began permanent concrete work on both the Atlantic and Pacific locks, marking one of the most important phases of the construction.
The International Longshoremen’s Association and management should consider separate contracts for short-sea shipping and proprietary cargo such as bananas, management’s chief negotiator told the ILA’s quadrennial convention.
Budget analysts said Wednesday that a Senate Democratic plan to reduce the deficit and increase the nation’s borrowing authority would save $2.2 trillion over a decade, more than a rival House Republican proposal but less than promised.
With the large number of reality TV programs out there, it seems trucking is getting a lot of exposure. This article goes into detail on many current and upcoming shows that can be seen on a variety of channels.
The American Trucking Associations (ATA) reported today truck tonnage took a step in the right direction, snapping two months of declines, with a 2.8 percent increase in its advance seasonally-adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage index in June.
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