International Transportation Policy

International Transportation Policy

15 Sep 2014
After only 100 days in office, it’s clear that India’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, will make reducing port bottlenecks a priority.
03 Jun 2014
The European Commission said today it hasn’t found any anti-competitive issues with the proposed P3 Network...
 An on-strike container-truck driver pulls over his truck in a street during the protest at Canada Place in downtown Vancouver, Canada, March 21, 2014. Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA/Newscom.
25 Mar 2014
The provincial government of British Columbia was making progress today on implementing a back-to-work bill designed to end a crippling truckers’ strike that is now in its fourth week at Port Metro Vancouver.
Containers on dock
18 Mar 2014
A coalition of global shipper groups today urged the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and European Commission to investigate the impact the P3 Network would have on price and service.
Kansas City Southern de México
14 Mar 2014
Change is coming to the Mexican freight rail industry, but it’s too soon to determine whether the push for reform will lead to a major overhaul or something much more moderate.
12 Mar 2014
The release of a new study on the Mexican freight railway industry provides ammunition to the sector’s defense of its concession agreements, and hints at a potential compromise between the railroads and legislators aiming to open up industry to other carriers.
07 Mar 2014
The Canadian government is requiring the nation’s two largest freight railroad to move about 551,000 tons of grains weekly or suffer daily fines of up to C$100,000 (approximately US$90,000).
Port of Rotterdam
06 Mar 2014
The port of Rotterdam said it’s missing out on almost one million standard containers a year because rival ports in Germany and Belgium, led by Hamburg and Antwerp, receive “unfair” financial support from their governments.
20 Feb 2014
The transport industry and China’s trade will receive a major boost if efforts to improve its logistics performance are a success, senior 3PL executives believe.
Estimated Asia-Europe transit times, Yokohama-Rotterdam, via the Northern Sea Route and the Suez Canal
29 Jan 2014
A legally binding rule book for all ships, from container vessels to oil tankers, sailing in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has moved closer after maritime officials agreed on a draft text for a so-called Polar Code.
09 Jan 2014
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has decided to impose fines on some shipping firms for allegedly violating the antitrust law in transporting automobiles.
Majestic Maersk in Copenhagen
27 Dec 2013
What follows are our picks for the top 10 stories of 2013. Do you agree? Disagree?