United States

26 Sep 2016
A US federal maritime commissioner on Monday said that alliances may have to prove they have emergency procedures in case a member carrier collapses after Hanjin Shipping did just that.
23 Sep 2016
A federal bankruptcy judge on Friday agreed that non-vessel-operating common carriers should be covered by part of a protective order granted two weeks ago that was intended to help smooth the release of tens of thousands of containers trapped on Hanjin Shipping vessels and terminals around the globe.
With the crisis unlikely to abate soon, complaints of inappropriate pricing practices related to Hanjin Shipping cargo will most likely continue to surface.
23 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping told a bankruptcy court in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday that railways, terminal operators, and container lessors are price gouging the South Korean line’s shippers by asking those cargo owners to pay more than usual to bring freight into US ports, in the wake of Hanjin’s recent bankruptcy filing.
US Customs and Border Protection has given the Advanced Qualified Unlading Approval pilot program a thumbs up.
23 Sep 2016
US importers stand to see faster clearance of their containers as Customs and Border Protection expands a pilot providing pre-clearance of shipments from four ports to every port in the country.
22 Sep 2016
A stronger export season is taking shape  in the westbound trans-Pacific.
Intermodal executives aren't too excited about the outlook for demand, but it shouldn't faze shippers, who stand to gain from lower rates.
22 Sep 2016
With freight demand down and declining, Class I railroad executives now say they don’t expect to see a rebound in intermodal volume until the second half of 2017.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Virginia has cleared the way for the port to begin work doubling capacity at a deep-sea container terminal where space has been tight as traffic has increased on the Virginia waterfront.
21 Sep 2016
The US Department of Transportation laid down guidelines this week for manufacturers of automated vehicles that provide a clearer path forward for autonomous trucks.
21 Sep 2016
TNT's European road network, and its ability to handle profitable palletized freight, will be important to FedEx as it integrates global express operations.
20 Sep 2016
Port authority says bankrupt carrier has paid terminal charges.
20 Sep 2016
The US Federal Maritime Commission has had some success in helping cargo interests minimize costs and retrieve cargo stranded by Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy.