US Transportation Regulations

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.
20 Jun 2016
U.S. regulators are taking further steps toward a rulemaking on the detention of truck drivers by shippers and their customers.
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container-weighing requirement.
20 Jun 2016
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container weighing requirement.
16 Jun 2016
“Why anyone would add procedures, requirements and costs to doing business is not only puzzling, it raises the specter of anti-competitive behavior and necessitating Commission action,” U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero said in a statement Thursday.
13 Jun 2016
California took another step Friday toward meeting the governor’s goal of a zero-emissions freight transportation environment.
10 Jun 2016
The NFI Industries case is unusual, but not the first such whistleblower action in trucking.
Construction on TOTE Maritime's LNG-powered Isla Bella in San Diego.
08 Jun 2016
Shipyard, maritime and labor interests have criticized an Alabama congressman’s proposal to exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act’s requirements for U.S.-flag shipping between the island and the U.S. mainland.
08 Jun 2016
The U.S. Justice Department has indicted an executive for his role in roll-on, roll-off cargo price-fixing.
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.