The 9,742-TEU containership COSCO Shipping Panama began its historic passage through the expanded waterway, construction of which began back in 2007, Sunday morning.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking into how delays at ports and other loading and unloading facilities may be affecting driver compliance with hours-of-service rules designed to increase safety.
Union Pacific’s failure to maintain its track and equipment resulted in broken and sheared lag bolts, which caused the June 3 derailment of a train near Mosier, Ore., according to a preliminary report from the Federal Railroad Administration.
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The mid-Atlantic port will now weigh export containers on scales near the gates and provide the measurement to shipping lines according to longstanding protocols.
French trucking operator Jacky Perrenot will acquire the container transportation activities of CMA CGM subsidiary Greenmodal Transport, according to a report from Lloyd’s Loading List.
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world’s biggest shipbuilder, has laid a plan that includes 2.6 trillion won ($2.2 billion) in asset sales and workforce reductions in order to stay afloat amid a drop in new orders.