US Transportation Regulations

15 Jul 2016
Representatives of the railroad industry and labor unions — many of whom actively opposed the group’s formation in the first place, but nevertheless landed seats at the table — took little time before questioning and criticizing the very existence of the new Port Performance Freight Statistics Working Group.
06 Jun 2016
Drayage companies that service the Port of New York and New Jersey are once again squaring off with the Teamsters union.
01 Jun 2016
U.S. Great Lakes ports, vessel operators and maritime trade groups have filed a lawsuit against the Coast Guard.
31 May 2016
The battle over truck driver hours-of-service and the 34-hour restart will likely roll into a House-Senate conference committee this summer.
27 May 2016
A crackdown on existing inspection standards could reduce the number of vessels available to carry cargoes in U.S. domestic waterborne trade.
23 May 2016
Trucking, shipping interests attack use of data they call flawed in proposed motor carrier ratings.
20 May 2016
A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation bore down on ABS “outsourced” inspection processes this past week.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
19 May 2016
Congressional pressure is intensifying on stakeholders in the containerized supply chain to find an agreeable response to the SOLAS rule.
16 May 2016
With less than two months before the SOLAS container-weighing rule takes effect, questions of the strength and scale of the enforcement’s bite in the U.S. are mounting.
11 May 2016
Far-reaching regulation will affect many smaller U.S. transport operators, shippers as well as large companies.
11 May 2016
A group of 19 container lines has announced a plan to ease the concerns of U.S. exporters over liability when it comes to SOLAS.