International Transportation Policy

Construction workers in India will have plenty to keep them busy as the government pours billions into the ports sector to increase capacity and productivity under the Sagar Mala program.
21 Jul 2016
India on Wednesday approved the formation of Sagarmala Development Company, to coordinate and implement the mammoth Sagar Mala port development program.
11 Jul 2016
India is scouting for U.S. investment and technology for its infrastructure development program.
The Marseille Fos Port, pictured, along with other French and Belgian ports, may soon need to pay more taxes depending on the results of a European Commission investigation.
11 Jul 2016
The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether tax breaks for French and Belgian ports breach EU state aid rules.
01 Jul 2016
A new market friendly government in Brazil is keen to get U.S. investment for infrastructure.
27 Jun 2016
The new rule’s rollout is just days away, but guidance from operating ports, carriers, terminal operators and nation states has been variable and prone to change.
27 Jun 2016
All six terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey will offer weighing services to shippers that don’t provide verified gross mass declarations needed to meet the SOLAS rule.
27 Jun 2016
U.K. freight forwarders are worried that the decision to leave the European Union could threaten a much-needed expansion of Heathrow Airport.
17 Jun 2016
The potential impact of China’s Belt and Road initiative is starting to emerge.
15 Jun 2016
Hutchison Port Holdings has spelled out its SOLAS policy at four Mexican terminals.
13 Jun 2016
Shareholders of Greece’s Piraeus Port Authority approved a concession agreement with Cosco Shipping Group.
13 Jun 2016
Indian lawmakers have unveiled draft legislation aimed at transforming major public port trusts.
09 Jun 2016
Ports, shippers and politicians from the Brazilian state of São Paulo are lobbying the government to appoint a technocrat to the country’s national port administration.