The U.S. Coast Guard has resumed its search for a missing TOTE Maritime roll-on, roll-off/container ship with 33 crew members that was caught in Hurricane Joaquin, near Crooked Island, Bahamas.
The Port of Oakland has won a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to help it reduce carbon emissions from some of its dockside equipment.
Vietnam reached a framework deal with the European Union on a free trade agreement in August, increasing pressure on Hanoi to streamline the country’s logistics costs.
Some ocean carriers are exploring a rail route through Honduras to move containers from Asia to the North American East Coast, a Federal Maritime Commissioner said at a Port of New York-New Jersey Port Industry Day forum.
Expectations of a rebound in daily rates for charter container ships following the end of the summer holidays are being quashed as container lines reduce their active route capacity.
While containerized rail traffic between Russia and Asia Pacific states is down 20 percent year-over-year in the first seven months of 2015, a closer look at the data reveals an upward trend is taking holding.
The National Labor Relations Board determined that International Longshore and Warehouse Union Locals 8 and 40 in Portland violated federal laws prohibiting secondary boycotts by engaging in work stoppages and slowdowns, and on Wednesday ordered the ILWU to cease and desist from those activities.
Tests of truck appointments at the Port of New York and New Jersey will begin late this year or in early 2016, said Rich Ceci, vice president, information technology, at GCT USA.
After collecting thousands of days' worth of data from more than 220 truck drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is starting the final analysis stage of its study of the safety impact of its new 34-hour restart rules, which were suspended in December. The agency hopes to complete its study this year.
Lower fuel prices and lower fuel surcharges are slowing the increase of freight shipping costs on both sides of the U.S. border or even reducing them, despite higher contract trucking rates.