Transportation Regulations

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News & Analysis

28 Apr 2017
The House of Representatives — and soon the Senate, sources say — will hear the concerns of domestic tugboat operators.
25 Apr 2017
The new law is modeled on the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) amendment, which took effect on July 1, 2016.
19 Apr 2017
The fight underscores how explosive the petition is becoming.
17 Apr 2017
Shippers and logistics operators at recent conferences didn't expect a massive capacity crunch to follow the rollout of an electronic logging mandate this year, but truckers warned there will be an impact.
10 Apr 2017
Legislators’ recent and rare interest in rewriting the Shipping Act of 1984 has been sparked by fear that the three shipping alliances have too much power and the Federal Maritime Commission doesn’t have a strategy to rein them in.
10 Apr 2017
The acquisition, said to be worth around $4 billion, will cement Maersk’s position as the world’s largest container line.
07 Apr 2017
Whoever wins the bidding would gain access to a Brazilian flag, which would allow them to operate along the Brazilian and Mercosur coastline.
07 Apr 2017
The Federal Maritime Commission’s unanimous decision not to block the East Coast Gateway Port Terminal Agreement, the first of its kind in the United States, sets a precedent for port partnerships of this kind.
05 Apr 2017
The technology choices facing US trucking firms and shippers that must comply with the upcoming electronic logging mandate are multiplying.
04 Apr 2017
“The alliances are a tremendous concern.”