A report issued today by the AASHTO and the AAPA said the FAST Act has brought ports and cargo fully into the surface transportation network and has given the nation a dedicated federal freight program for the first time ever.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
Marseilles, France-based ocean carrier CMA CGM said that since Oct. 17, U.S. Lines’ services have been rebranded as ANL on the Oceania trades and APL on the transpacific trades.
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The joint container venture between Japan’s ‘Big 3’ will have a fleet capacity of 1.38 million TEUs, making it the sixth largest in the world, and when their 23 new ships are delivered, the merged operation will become the fifth largest carrier.
The Georgia Ports Authority said almost one-third of its fleet of container stacking machines (45 out of 145), manufactured by Konecranes, have been purchased with or converted to, electric power capability.
The North Florida port’s new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility provides rail service to the Blount Island Marine Terminal and TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point, connecting the terminals with Class I railway CSX’s main line.