A coalition of 25 business groups has asked the Federal Maritime Commission to address fees imposed when shippers can't pick-up and return cargo, containers and chassis for reasons beyond their control.
A merger of Yang Ming, which is 33 percent owned by the government, with a private company such as Evergreen Line, would be difficult to achieve, contends Chen Ou-po, a member of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party.
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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The North Florida port’s new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility provides rail service to the Blount Island Marine Terminal and TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point, connecting the terminals with Class I railway CSX’s main line.
The Austin, Texas-based publisher and intelligence company said that although pirate attacks will continue to decline, maritime threats, such as militant attacks, will still pose a considerable challenge to global shipping companies.
The Georgia Ports Authority said almost one-third of its fleet of container stacking machines (45 out of 145), manufactured by Konecranes, have been purchased with or converted to, electric power capability.