Rail & Intermodal
Tariff Authority for Major Ports has tentatively approved Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust’s proposal to equalize rail and truck handling rates, driving down the costs of rail and up those for trucking.
Draft rules to sharply curb outbound direct investment would impact investment in overseas port and logistics assets under the country’s Belt and Road program.
The new rule is above and beyond the published average train speeds that shippers and industry analysts have been relegated to rely on for years. Although those figures are an indicator of service reliability, they in no way provide a comprehensive appraisal of rail service.
Russia’s competition authorities are weighing punishments for road and rail operators found guilty of anticompetitive practices.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust wants to cut the costs of using rail and increase the rates for trucking in order to close the traffic gap between the two modes.
Surcharges have long been a subject of acrimonious debate between ocean transport service providers and shippers.
There are potential favorable impacts of the political earthquake in the form of the incoming Trump administration.
Effort aimed at luring hinterland shippers away from trucks.
A new intermodal container transfer facility at the port of Jacksonville is positioning the Florida gateway to move more cargo to the US Midwest.
City officials have dropped the idea of selling the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad, but are continuing to explore the possibility of a public-private partnership for the short line that handles switching for the port’s six Class I railroads.