Separately, the three Japanese ocean carriers - NYK, “K” Line and MOL - on Friday filed an agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission to merge container operations.
The sanctions, pursuant to the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act, will remain in place for two years.
The ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced the Investing in America: A Penny for Progress Act, which aims to raise roughly $500 billion in transportation infrastructure funding via 30-year Treasury bonds.
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The National Transportation Safety Board names acting chairman, while American Airlines Cargo appoints managing director of Florida, Caribbean and Latin America and 10-4 Systems names board chairman.
APL said it will offer day-definite arrival of shipments using its Eagle Express service from ports in the Far East to rail yards in Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, El Paso, Kansas City and Memphis.
Less-than-truckload carrier Southeastern Freight Lines has opened a new service center in Garland, Texas, its fourth in the state over the past 18 months.