Canadian Pacific Railway CEO E. Hunter Harrison yesterday struck back at critics of potential rail industry consolidation, saying U.S. regulators could approve a merger and service would improve as a result.

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Canadian Pacific Railway’s domestic intermodal push keeps gaining steam, with volume jumping 19 percent year-over-year in the third quarter and demand sometimes even exceeding the railroad’s capacity.

Hamburg Süd said it has taken steps to combat significant delays in vessel arrivals and departures at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as severe congestion at the largest port complex in the Americas has reached a new level of intensity.

The Far East-U.S. East Coast container trade is shaping up as the potential “battlefield” of the future as an enlarged Panama Canal allows carriers to cascade larger ships from the Far East-Europe trade, according to Bimco.

India’s Port of Visakhapatnam reopened to marine traffic today, five days after Cyclone Hudhud’s devastation at the state-owned port complex.

British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver is in the home stretch of implementing its new truck licensing system, which aims to balance the number of registered trucks with the amount of available work in an effort to stabilize port operations.

Clean Energy Fuels will expand its CNG-delivery network and customer list through partial ownership of NG Advantage, which operates a trucking-based 'virtual pipeline' for CNG fuel.

Brasil Terminal Portuaria in the Port of Santos handled around 69,000 containers in the month of September, nudging ahead of long-time market leader Tecon Santos, which handled only 62,000 in September.

The Port of Virginia’s container traffic exceeded the 200,000-TEU mark for the fifth month in a row in September, despite ongoing drayage congestion.

A nine-hour operation to reign in a rogue container ship in Australia's Port Botany apparently only resulted in superficial damage to ships from Hapag-Lloyd, OOCL and Safmarine.

Home furnishing giant IKEA has expanded its business with logistics property developer Goodman Group into China, signing a lease for 11,000 square meters of warehousing space in the inland Chinese city of Chengdu.

Cross-border trade between Southeast Asia neighbors Thailand and Myanmar in 2014 is expected to grow 10 percent year-over-year to more than $6 billion.

Strong growth out of Hong Kong and China in September saw Cathay Pacific and Dragonair continuing to post double-digit growth as cargo and mail throughput rose 14.5 percent compared to the same month last year.