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 Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board took steps this week to improve safety practices and regulations involving lithium batteries carried by airlines.
The $1.5 million program at the Port of Oakland will provide an incentive to terminals to stay open longer as they handle business relocated from Outer Harbor Terminal.
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Construction and congestion issues resulted in fewer ships using shore power at the TraPac Terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, according to Executive Director Gene Seroka.
Decelerating demand growth and continuing expansion of new shipping capacity has led to new lows for freight rates on mainstream shipping routes, according to a profit warning from ocean carrier CSCL.
Republican presidential candidates engaged on the trade issue during last night's debate, with Sen. Cruz calling for a business flat tax that is border-adjustable for exports.