The technology startup Otto and Budweiser have completed the world’s first shipment by a self-driving truck.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 16 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
Iranian national Mansour Moghtaderi Zadeh pleaded guilty Thursday to taking part in a conspiracy involving the purchase and shipment of aviation parts and supplies from the United States to Iran without an export license.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection auditors are becoming less lenient regarding trade law violations and are widening their enforcement net, partly due to pressure from Congress, which has repeatedly expressed concern about protecting domestic industry.
Historically low ocean freight rates have caused carriers to implement cost-cutting measures that have reduced reliability, meaning shippers need to be more flexible in how they procure capacity.
Mohab Mamish, chairman of Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority, told the Wall Street Journal the authority is asking regular users of the canal to pay for fees as much as five years in advance in return for a 3 percent discount.