Helen Delich Bentley, who represented Maryland's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985-1995 and served on the Federal Maritime Commission from 1969-1975, reported her health has improved.
The London-based shipping consultant reported that OOCL of Japan was the most reliable container shipping carrier in May, with an on-time performance score of 81.1 percent.
An American Shipper poll of shippers and forwarders revealed that nearly 90 percent believe at least some cargo will be delayed by the verified gross mass rule that went into effect globally today.
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The first commercial passage of a neopanamax containership through the new locks and third lane of the canal will occur on Sunday with the 9,472-TEU COSCO Shipping Panama.
The two Class I railroads will spend $28 million to make improvements along a 320-mile rail line between Meridian, Miss. and Shreveport, La., with work scheduled to start next week.
Trucking companies and independent operators have until December 2017 to begin using electronic logbooks, but the vast majority still haven’t made the switch, according to a recent user poll from online load board DAT Solutions.