The rule would reduce emissions that contribute to global warming, which threatens the long-term viability of international supply chains.
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Increased volume has strained capacity at the region’s ports.
CMA CGM has scheduled additional sailings on its routes between Asia and the US Gulf and South Atlantic coasts.
Vehicle shipments through the Port of Portland continue to rise at double-digit clip.
The toll changes will be the first since the canal opened new locks in June 2016.
Christie-signed legislation still requires New York's concurrence.
Removal of old transit sheds will provide more open space for cargo.
Change takes effect on Oct. 2. Longer hours at Barbours Cut to be phased in later.
US cotton exporters say that although Bangladesh is a growing market, its port congestion and lack of direct services adds complexity to their supply chains.
Seaboard, which specializes in Caribbean, Central America, and South American trades, is Miami’s largest carrier.
Philly Shipyard said on July 21 it had signed a letter of intent with an unidentified “leading Jones Act carrier” for construction of two container ships.
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