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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The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association will start publishing the average container dwell times at 12 marine terminals in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on a monthly basis to help supply chain efficiency efforts.
The ship management software provider analyzed six ports throughout the world to better understand what impact the new verified gross mass amendment of the Safety of Life at Sea convention has had on the shipping industry since it took effect July 1.
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero said that as container carriers form new alliances and merge, they are seeking new powers, causing some nervousness among shippers.