Transportation Infrastructure

  • President Donald Trump meets with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (2nd L), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (2nd R), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (R) and other congressional leaders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, September 6, 2017.

    Former White House economic advisor Gary Cohn said President Donald Trump will work with Congress to pass a massive debt-fueled infrastructure bill if Democrats take control after November elections.

  • Developing Asia won't be affected by short-term trade tensions, said Joachim von Amsberg, vice president of policy and strategy, at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

  • HOUSTON, Sept 17- Libyan crude flows to the United States resumed in September after falling to zero last month amid earlier port closures, Thomson Reuters trade flows data showed on Monday. Four tankers carrying a total of 2.1 million barrels, or 70,800 barrels per day, from Libya's major port in Es Sider and other terminals will arrive or have already made port in...

  • PYONGYANG, North Korea— Reunification Highway runs all the way from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the North from South Korea, 170 kilometers away. It starts under a giant concrete arch depicting two women in traditional gowns reaching out to each other and holding up a map of a unified Korea. Road signs along the way...

  • ZEEBRUGGE, Belgium— With arms flailing and raised voices, a shipping manager and a customs chief in the Belgian port of Zeebrugge talk through all the things that could go wrong if the Brexit talks fail. Not since the 1970 s have port towns like this had to deal with customs in their massive trade with Britain, and that could change on Brexit day on March 30, 2019.

  • Uncertainties in Australian politics and regulatory overviews made operating climate harder in the country, says Mick McCormack, CEO of pipeline giant APA.

  • Protectionist trade policies will negatively affect demand for goods and infrastructure, but there may still be isolated winners such as businesses operating in the domestic space, says James Lydotes, lead portfolio manager at BNY Mellon.

  • The Morandi motorway bridge is seen after the collapse on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy.

    The search operation for those missing after a motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa ended overnight after the last three bodies were found, bringing the official death toll to 43.

  • LONDON, Aug 16- At least three consortiums have been formed to launch multibillion-euro bids for a stake in the operator of Paris Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports, among the first of France's planned privatizations for 2019, three financial sources said. This privatization is part of President Emmanuel Macron's plan to help to finance a 10 billion euro...

  • Gang of populists in power in Rome

    Teneo Intelligence Co-President Wolfango Piccoli speaks about the political fallout from the recent collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa, Italy.

  • Dodger Stadium

    This could be the solution to the constant traffic problems baseball fans have attending Los Angeles Dodgers games.

  • The Morandi motorway bridge is seen after the collapse on August 14, 2018 in Genoa, Italy.

    At least 35 people were killed when a bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa, police said on Wednesday after firemen worked through the night looking for any survivors buried under the rubble.

  • BANGKOK, Aug 14- A Thai court on Tuesday said it would extend a hearing into accusations of graft against Airports of Thailand Pcl and duty-free retailer King Power, delaying a decision on whether to take up the case. A former anti-graft official, Charnchai Issarasenanark, sued executives from both firms last year in a private capacity, accusing King Power of...

  • *Comes as U.S.- China dispute shows no sign of ending. BEIJING, Aug 13- A vessel carrying U.S. soybeans was unloading its cargo worth at least $23 million at the Chinese port of Dalian on Monday, becoming one of the first shipments to incur hefty new import duties as the trade row deepens between Beijing and Washington. The docking of the vessel after five weeks...

  • *Peak Pegasus has sat off China coast since Beijing hit U.S. goods with hefty import duties. *Cargo caught public attention in China. BEIJING, Aug 12- A vessel carrying soybeans from the United States, which has been anchored off China's coast for more than a month since hefty tariffs were imposed, entered the port of Dalian on Saturday, according to Thomson Reuters...

  • Construction of a toll road from Jakarta to Lido, the planned location for a theme park linked to companies with business interests tied to US President Donald Trump, in West Java province. A billion-dollar Indonesian real estate development with ties to Donald Trump has become the latest project in China's globe-spanning Belt and Road infrastructure project -- just as Washington and Beijing are tussling over trade.  

    From indoor ski slopes to amusement parks, companies are using China’s Belt and Road Initiative to pursue more frivolous projects and slip past restrictions on foreign investment, the New York Times reports.

  • HOUSTON, July 20- Italy's imports of U.S. crude oil vaulted to a record in June after attacks by armed groups shuttered two major Libyan oil ports and cut off most deliveries from the OPEC country, a key supplier to Europe, according to Thomson Reuters trade flow data and shipping intelligence firm Kpler. Eight vessels left the U.S. Gulf Coast for Italy last month...

  • Building Pathways, an organization that creates opportunities for low-income area residents to access and prepare for building trades in the construction industry tours Skanskas 121 Seaport construction site in Boston on May 24, 2017. 

    Swedish construction firm Skanska posted on Friday an unexpected drop in second-quarter operating profit and said its Construction division had taken new writedowns in the quarter.

  • The New York Fire Department responded to the explosion and ordered evacuations of 28 surrounding buildings, Reuters reported.

  • President Donald Trump's threat to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods, and the jump in imports from the country was likely because of "pre-emptive buying in anticipation of the tariffs", said Ben Hackett, founder of international maritime consultancy Hackett Associates. The volume of loaded shipping containers from China to all U.S. ports was up 6.3 percent...