Rail & Intermodal

North American intermodal volume growth accelerated in the first quarter of 2016.

The Port of Baltimore is hoping a $425 million fix to a low-slung freight tunnel will help jump-start a surge in business.

JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett and Canadian National Railway Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer J.J. Ruest got together at the 16th TPM Conference in Long Beach to talk about the railroad’s new intermodal terminal at the Port of Mobile, how it fits into the company’s overall network, and the success of its services at Prince Rupert, Canada.

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is levying the collective experience of the private sector to fight congestion at U.S ports.

“The rails have taken a hands-off attitude when it comes to SOLAS, which, after all, is a maritime issue,” Larry Gross, a senior transportation analyst at FTR Associates, told JOC.com Tuesday.

Allcargo Logistics, the parent of global non-vessel-operating common carrier ECU Line, plans to more than double annual revenue.

Marine highways, or container transport via inland and coastal waterways, have had a rough go in the United States, but the U.S. Maritime Administration says it has learned from missteps.

The fluid state of affairs involving ocean carrier alliances is making the intermodal exchange of containers at marine terminals more complex.

U.S. shippers expect to ramp up their conversion of freight from truck to intermodal rail to the highest level in a year and a half, according to a new survey.

The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.