China Cosco Holdings Co., the nation’s largest container-ship operator, expects to win its targeted rate increase in new contracts as world trade rebounds and shipping lines curb capacity. “I’m full of confidence” about the on-going annual contract negotiations, the Cosco President said in a March 12 interview in Beijing. “The full recovery has yet to [...]
Container ships at the Port of Oakland
U.S. exports dipped in January, the government said Thursday, but economists weren’t fazed. They predict export growth will be a bright spot for American manufacturers through the rest of 2010. President Barack Obama is banking on further improvement to help meet his ambitious goal of doubling exports [...]
One of the U.S. Coast Guard's two icecutters. Click on the image to read the Politics Daily article.
As huge swaths of once inaccessible polar region open, few Americans realize how woefully behind the U.S. government has lagged in addressing security and commerce issues. For instance, tourist ships have already started sailing through the [...]