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 outbound cross-border eCommerce distribution center is scheduled to be built by April 2017 in Narita, Japan.
Marilee McInnis, director of international corporate affairs at Walmart, said although the retailer no longer does business with Hanjin due to the carrier’s bankruptcy, it is currently speaking with another Korean carrier regarding its shipping needs.
The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier and logistics provider posted a third quarter 2016 net profit of 618 million euros, a significant increase from just EUR 49 million in third quarter 2015, even as revenues slipped 3.9 percent to EUR 13.9 billion.