US Transportation Regulations

The fate of the Ocean Alliance had become uncertain in recent months after the US Federal Maritime Commission halted its review process to receive more information from alliance membners.
21 Oct 2016
US maritime regulators gave the green light to the Ocean Alliance to take sail on US trades in April.
15 Jul 2016
As US regulators look into shipper detention practices, DAT survey finds many drivers are being delayed.
14 Jul 2016
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics reaches settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, ending an investigation into anti-competitive practices.
Shipper readiness and government enforcement are only two of the questions surrounding new FDA regulations.
10 Jul 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has refocused a rule on transportation practices that could pose a threat to food safety, bringing the focus back to risk.
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.