US steel tariffs add uncertainty to breakbulk market recovery

Breakbulk carriers and shippers hope the threatened US steel tariffs are merely a negotiating tactic. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com.NEW ORLEANS — Steel importers and ocean carriers are still struggling to gauge the impact of President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs, which have clouded an improving breakbulk market outlook and left almost everyone guessing.“We don’t...

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