A ship carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States became the first LNG carrier to pass through the enlarged Panama Canal on Monday.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has created a dedicated team to monitor violations of coastwise shipping rules as supporters tout the Jones Act's homeland security benefits.
Major freight railroads in the United States employed 152,426 workers as of the middle of June 2016, down 0.2 percent from the previous month and 11.55 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Surface Transportation Board.
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The agricultural export group, which has been a critic of the container weight regulation implementation process, praised South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome for suggesting the use of port scales to obtain verified gross mass.
South Korea’s second largest shipping line seems to be turning a corner in its debt restructuring of late, and has now set its sights on joining the leading vessel sharing agreement by capacity on the major east-west trades.
Container pricing today is more likely to be based on a carrier’s cost of providing the service and the value of a customer’s business, rather than what on what is in the box.