The U.S. Transportation Department’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's final rule requires commercial driver's license applicants to demonstrate proficiency in knowledge and behind-the-wheel training, FMCSA said in a statement.
The World Trade Organization made progress this past weekend toward creating an agreement liberalizing trade of environmental goods, but sticking points kept negotiations from reaching a conclusion, the global trade body said in a statement.
The funds will be dispersed to 32 university transportation centers to advance research and education programs addressing critical transportation challenges in the United States, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement.
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However, the French ocean carrier said it has fully repaid a loan used to acquire Neptune Orient Lines and its APL container shipping subsidiary.
Marseilles, France-based ocean carrier CMA CGM said that since Oct. 17, U.S. Lines’ services have been rebranded as ANL on the Oceania trades and APL on the transpacific trades.
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.