Panama Canal aims to keep volume gains fueled by West Coast congestion

The Panama Canal Authority is setting its sights on retaining the increase in container volumes from Asia to the U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports it gained in recent months, thanks to shippers diverting cargo from congested West Coast ports. Even though it has not experienced any increase in the number of Panamax vessels transiting […]

Walmart and JB Hunt join customer list for Tesla’s new all-electric Semi truck

Retail giant Walmart has made tentative steps towards electric trucking with a $5,000 per vehicle deposit for 15 of Tesla’s new Semi trucks. Launched in California on Thursday, the Semi has yet to be priced – although one analyst told the BBC just the engine could cost $200,000, more than double the price of an […]

Trump Hits China With Tariffs on $200 Billion in Goods, Escalating Trade War

President Trump, emboldened by America’s economic strength and China’s economic slowdown, escalated his trade war with Beijing on Monday, saying the United States would impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods and was prepared to tax all imports. A CARBON FIBER PRODUCTION LINE AT A FACTORY IN LIANYUNGANG IN CHINA’S EASTERN JIANGSU PROVINCE. PRESIDENT […]

Trump to Delay Tariff Increases on Chinese Imports

U.S. president cites substantial progress in trade negotiations By Bob Davis and Lingling WeiUpdated Feb. 24, 2019 9:29 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—President Trump said Sunday he would delay an increase in tariffs on Chinese goods set to take effect at the end of this week, citing “substantial progress” on issues including intellectual property and technology transfer […]