International Transportation Policy

The port of Salvador, pictured, would gain a new container terminal as part of a larger push for transportation infrastructure privatization and modernization by the Brazilian government.
07 Sep 2016
President Michel Temer can now focus on increasing investment in Brazil’s transportation infrastructure.
31 Aug 2016
Indian trade unions are going ahead with a strike planned for Friday despite government concessions.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust's new funding will be used to fund road upgrades that will help address truck bottlenecks that can weigh on productivity at India's leading port.
23 Aug 2016
JNPT is the first major, or public, port to take advantage of a new policy under the Sagar Mala infrastructure development program.
The Port of Melbourne, pictured, has gone through a different privatization than other Australian ports in recent years, easing shipper concerns over the deal.
17 Aug 2016
The decision follows Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman Rod Sims’ attack on port privatizations in the country.
17 Aug 2016
The Indian government seems to be treading cautiously on its long-contemplated plan to restructure major public port trusts.
25 Jul 2016
The Brexit will slow U.K. containerized trade in the short term.
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.