Trucker protested to cease transporting cargo at California’s third seaport

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (Reuters) – Protest truck drivers stopped traffic on Wednesday at a Northern California port, one of the busiest in the United States, as they protested against the law. New state labor makes it harder for independent truck companies to operate. Drivers plugged the gates and blocked other truckers from transporting goods … Read more

Ships are getting older and slower as emissions guidelines apply

Average ship age more than two years as of 2017 New emissions rules could force older ships to go slower 1/5 of ships are equipped with energy-saving equipment New ships and alternative fuels are the long-term solution LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about … Read more

US West Coast port labor contract expires, stakes improve for negotiations

LOS ANGELES, July 1 (Reuters) – Unions and employers negotiating new employment contracts for more than 22,000 US West Coast port workers say high-stakes talks are being held by the industry. Watch closely and the White House will move on after the deal expires late. on Friday. The deal covers 29 Pacific Coast ports stretching … Read more

S&P 500 drops barely to shut barely decrease as costs fall on the finish of the quarter

The US economy fell in Q1; lower adjusted consumer spending General Mills rises as sales fall due to higher prices Bed Bath & Beyond replaces CEO, shares a stir Dow up 0.27%, S&P down 0.07%, Nasdaq down 0.03% NEW YORK, June 29 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 ended a volatile session slightly lower on Wednesday … Read more