The Federal Maritime Commission will take a deep look into the detention and demurrage practices in Southern California and New York and New Jersey, requiring ocean carriers and maritime terminal operators to answer questions about their policies related to importers and exporters.
07 Jan 2021
The chassis network on the East Coast has held up during the recent import surge due to better communication and data, and more reliable equipment.
22 Dec 2020
Approval of the Water Resources Development Act this year includes authorization to begin spending down the more than $9 billion balance in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.
14 Dec 2020
Norfolk Southern has shut the gates on containers and trailers entering its 63rd Street terminal in Chicago to five Northeast locations due to a crush of volume, likely sending the loads to full truckload.
20 Nov 2020
The 95-year-old founder of A-P-A Transport helped define LTL trucking in the regulatory era, before establishing NY Waterway.
10 Nov 2020
The NY-NJ rail increase is being felt most in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where APM Terminals and Maher Terminals operate facilities and where rail lifts are up 8.4 percent.
28 Sep 2020
The ports of Baltimore, Maryland, and Brunswick, Georgia, have reported a sharp uptick in roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) cargo since June as consumer demand returns and dealers restock vehicle inventories.
17 Aug 2020
While cargo flow through New York–New Jersey is mostly fluid, tightening chassis supply and warehouse capacity are a growing concern for both carriers and shippers as volumes increase.
05 Aug 2020
The FMC also urged ocean carriers to get more involved in local stakeholder groups in the Port of New York-New Jersey in order to help facilitate “double moves” by drayage companies.
27 Jul 2020
The US Surface Transportation Board is reviewing a petition for unconditional approval of CN’s purchase of 230 miles of track, known as the Massena Lines in upstate New York, from CSX Transportation.
09 Jul 2020
An appellate court has denied the commission’s request for a rehearing of an earlier decision that would shift responsibility for background checks and criminal investigations at the largest US East Coast port to New Jersey state police.
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