The Berkshire Hathaway-owned Class I freight railroad will pay $50,000 in civil penalties related to a March 2015 crude oil train derailment in Galena, Ill., according to a statement from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Additional shippers and logistics companies have expressed support on a call for the Federal Maritime Commission to provide guidelines on detention and demurrage charges.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is putting its restructuring plans on a shareholders’ meeting agenda for Feb. 27, but HHI workers plan to strike from Feb. 22-27 in attempts to block the meeting.
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In attempts to push back against the campaign to turn independent owner-operators in the port drayage industry into employees, the statewide trucking trade association filed a lawsuit last week against various state officials and agencies.
A new cargo service across Lake Michigan is currently in the works, and could save shippers time and aggravation from having to truck cargo though the congested Chicago area.
The 2M Alliance will skip various sailings on the Asia-North America and Asia-North Europe/Mediterranean trades, while Hapag-Lloyd unveiled skipped voyages between Asia and South America.