Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., said he will fight the trade deal in the Senate, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., hinted the deal could fly in 2017 if controversial language giving corporations the right to challenge a nation's regulations is removed.
The association has called on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to promulgate rules that require importers of low value goods to bear the same data requirements as shippers of goods over the de minimis level.
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., has requested the Department of Transportation study potential methods for reducing the combustibility of crude oil trains.
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Japanese container carrier Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha could be targeted by Singapore-based hedge fund Effissimo, the firm’s largest shareholder as of early August, according to recent media reports.
Chinese authorities have said that containers from certain countries shall be subject to effective anti-mosquito treatment in order to prevent the virus from spreading, which has left many shippers concerned.
Edward Greenberg, the association’s general council, said the Federal Maritime Commission’s revision would offer "much needed flexibility" to non-vessel-operating common carriers when including rate and surcharge changes in their service arrangements.