What to know about Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore

What to know about Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore

Editor’s note: This story was updated at 4 p.m. March 26 to reflect new information.  The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed early Tuesday morning after a container ship collided with it, sending people into the water and creating a tense scene as search-and-rescue crews attempted to locate them.  The bridge plays an important …

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January’s manufacturing numbers are weak across various industries

Flatbed report: January’s manufacturing numbers are weak across various industries

According to Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), manufacturing production edged down 0.6% in January after recording no change in December. Compared to January last year, manufacturing output declined 1.3% year-over-year (y/y). The Federal Reserve’s monthly index of industrial production and the related capacity indexes and capacity utilization rates cover manufacturing, mining, and electric and gas …

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East Coast reefer exports

Savannah holds the number one spot for East Coast reefer exports

The Port of Savannah consistently ranks as the fourth largest port for U.S. imports, accounting for 9.3% of the national total. However, it ranks number two for refrigerated exports (10.1%), behind Oakland, CA, with 14.7%. Besides its proximity to Atlanta, the Port of Savannah enjoys superior road and rail connections, with Interstates 95 and 16 …

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Texas again has highest number of traffic bottlenecks for truckers

Texas again has highest number of traffic bottlenecks for truckers

Everything is bigger in Texas, including traffic jams for truckers, according to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). ATRI released its 13th annual list Tuesday highlighting the most congested roadways for tractor-trailers across the country, and 13 Texas locations made the top 100, including nine in the Houston metropolitan area. “ Texans are no strangers to traffic …

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Port of New Orleans

Port of New Orleans gets $226M for international container terminal

Efforts to build an international container terminal at the capable of handling ultralarge container vessels got a boost Monday from the federal government. The port announced it was awarded an additional $226.2 million grant to assist in constructing the $1.8 billion Louisiana International Terminal (LIT), a project that aims to position the port as the …

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