A ship carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States became the first LNG carrier to pass through the enlarged Panama Canal on Monday.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has created a dedicated team to monitor violations of coastwise shipping rules as supporters tout the Jones Act's homeland security benefits.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,426 workers as of the middle of June 2016, down 0.2 percent from the previous month and 11.55 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
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The freight forwarding arm of Danish shipping conglomerate AP Moller Maersk said it will provide weighing and data transmission services to help shippers comply with new SOLAS verified gross mass requirements.
Industry leader Maersk Line, along with MSC and 13 other container lines, might not be subject to further penalties stemming from a five-year European Commission probe, according to a report from Reuters news service.
Due to the deterioration of container freight rates and the subsequent drop in carrier financial results, analysts with Drewry Maritime Equity Research foresee a possible combination of Korean and Japanese carriers.