Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

News & Analysis

11 Jun 2019
A roadside truck inspection blitz that typically depresses truck capacity gave US spot market truck rates a boost in early June, as produce and retail seasons heat up.
06 May 2013
Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) will return to its headquarters building at One Evertrust Plaza on May 10, following major repairs caused by Hurricane Sandy damage last October.
19 Feb 2013
Hurricane Sandy shipment claims, coming on top of a record year for marine insurance claims, may cause a flattening of the overcapacity in the insurance market that has led to steep declines in premiums over the last few years.
30 Jan 2013
The U.S. Senate today approved the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, HR 219, which will fast-track aid to communities recovering from Hurricane Sandy and reduce recovery costs.
15 Jan 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has approved HR 219, the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The vote was 403 to 0.
18 Dec 2012
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the pending Hurricane Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to help regions affected by...

Commentary

Rock historian Robert Santelli has described Bruce Springsteen’s ballad “4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy),” as “the perfect musical study of the Jersey Shore boardwalk culture.” It’s a cruel irony that Hurricane Sandy devastated large parts of the Jersey Shore — and beyond — while killing more than 200 people and causing $60 billion in damage.