The key objective of the two-week National Transportation Safety Board mission in April will be to locate the voyage data recorder or "black box" dislodged from the TOTE Maritime general cargo vessel when it sank Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin.
The United States Coast Guard is scheduled to meet with the Federal Maritime Commission on Feb. 18 to hear shipper concerns about the new verified gross mass requirement enacted by the International Maritime Organization.
Matt Rose, chairman and CEO of BNSF Railway, said a deal between Canadian Pacific and Norfolk Southern is unlikely because it would require buy-in from investors, rail labor, customers and public policy makers.
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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. CEO E. Hunter Harrison said yesterday the workforce reduction will come from all areas of the company as slumping cargo volumes caused a 29 percent decline in fourth quarter profits.
DHL Parcel names new CEO, while CEVA Logistics appoints executive VP in charge of its South America business.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau says the government will not be deterred by potential difficulties with a proposed ban on oil tanker traffic in the waters off British Columbia.