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.
The United States Senate also confirmed the reappointment of Federal Maritime Commissioners Rebecca F. Dye and Michael A. Khouri, whose terms will now last until 2020 and 2021, respectively.
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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.
The fiscal year 2017 Energy & Water Development Appropriations bill was defeated in the House Thursday.
CSX shuffles senior labor relations and network operations management, while Metro Ports appoints director of northern California and the Pacific Northwest.