Canada

22 Sep 2016
DP World plans to transform Saint John, New Brunswick, into an alternative gateway for containerized imports bound for the US Northeast, much like the Dubai-based terminal operator’s Port of Prince Rupert facility on the opposite coast.
18 Apr 2016
Canadian Pacific Railway might still make another play to acquire a Class I railroad. But if Chief Executive E. Hunter Harrison wants to succeed where he has failed twice before — with CSX Transportation in 2014 and with Norfolk Southern Railway this year — he’ll need to take a more diplomatic approach to sway legislators, regulators, shippers and shareholders, rail analysts told JOC.com.
17 Apr 2016
Canada's largest port could run into a "brick wall" limiting maritime expansion in coming years, unless provincial rules restricting land use can modified and some local political ill-will overcome.
06 Apr 2016
Canada’s Dicom Transportation Group is driving deeper into U.S. markets as it pursues cross-border and last-mile freight and packages.
31 Mar 2016
When Plan A didn’t work for the shipment of 12 oversize loads of electrical smoothing reactors from Toronto to the Canadian province of Alberta, motor carrier Precision Specialized Division used the Great Lakes to succeed with Plan B.
Norfolk Southern Railroad
29 Mar 2016
Norfolk Southern Railway has set a date for its annual shareholders meeting, setting the stage for a showdown with Canadian Pacific Railway, its longtime suitor that has been pursuing a merger with NS for nearly five months.
Port of Duluth, project cargo shipment, windmill blades
29 Mar 2016
Project cargoes are becoming more important to ports and carriers on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway amid forecasts of continued weakness in bulk shipments.
28 Mar 2016
In the nearly nine years since the Oct. 31, 2007, inauguration of container shipping services through Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Cosco has been the dominant carrier to the port that offers the fastest transit from Asia to the U.S. Midwest.
23 Mar 2016
Federal and state inspectors have been told to place any unrepaired Volvo trucks affected by a recall out-of-service as they are found for being unsafe to operate. The recall affects as many as 16,000 2016 and 2017 model year trucks in the U.S.
21 Mar 2016
Three Great Lakes shipping organizations are urging the U.S. Coast Guard to reverse “glaring errors” that will sharply increase pilotage fees during the annual navigation season that started with Monday’s reopening of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
09 Mar 2016
Canadian Pacific Railway officially filed its proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday outlining a shareholder resolution to be considered at Norfolk Southern Railway’s annual meeting this spring. But, the overture merely asks NS shareholders to consider a trust rather than set the stage for control over the NS board.