The Omaha, Neb.-based Class I railway applied for a Presidential Permit to operate and maintain the Brownsville West Rail Bypass International Bridge.
Surface Transportation Board Chairman Daniel R. Elliott III will no longer send an annual letter to the industry asking Class I and other railroads to comment on their end-of-year outlook for traffic volumes and operations.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said it forecasts slow growth in the world container fleet of four to five percent per year through 2019.
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The Itasca, Ill.-based third-party logistics provider has added a 50,000-square-foot warehouse on the border of Shenzhen in southeastern China, 30 minutes away from the Port of Hong Kong and 45 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport.
Crisis in Syria, Libya and elsewhere have generated massive flows of migrants, increasing the risk of stowaways on cargo vessels, a port official said.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has recommended to the White House that certain changes to the country’s Harmonized Tariff Schedule be made to conform with the World Customs Organization’s amendments to the global harmonized system.