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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In attempts to push back against the campaign to turn independent owner-operators in the port drayage industry into employees, the statewide trucking trade association filed a lawsuit last week against various state officials and agencies.
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero says he is willing to discuss the agency's concerns with Port Authority of New York/New Jersey and OCEMA member carriers, leaving the door open for future approval of a revised agreement.
The 2M Alliance will skip various sailings on the Asia-North America and Asia-North Europe/Mediterranean trades, while Hapag-Lloyd unveiled skipped voyages between Asia and South America.