The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said that in September, 64.7 percent of freight between the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement was transported by truck.
The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
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Danish ocean carrier Maersk Line said the acquisition of Hamburg Süd would boost its share of the world container fleet from 15.7 percent to 18.6 percent, and increase its capacity from 3.14 million TEUs to 3.76 million TEUs.
The Danish ocean carrier announced skipped sailings on various loops as a result of the upcoming Chinese Golden Week.
The Water Resources Development Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday and will now go to a House-Senate conference committee tasked with merging each chamber's bill into a single version.