Mark Szakonyi

Mark Szakonyi

Executive Editor, JOC.com Mark Szakonyi, based in Washington, D.C., covers railroads, U.S. transportation and trade policy, sourcing and ocean shipping.

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PSA opened the Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) at JNPT in February 2018, with a capacity of 2.4 million TEU annually in the first phase. Source: Shutterstock
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A container ship accepting fuel.
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