The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics said that in September, 64.7 percent of freight between the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement was transported by truck.
The German ocean carrier’s employees demonstrated Friday in Hamburg, seeking job protection in the wake of the announcement that the company will be acquired by Maersk Line.
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The Port of Montreal has plans for a new terminal in Contrecoeur, while DP World signed a lease in July to expand and operate the Rodney container terminal in Saint John, and new container terminals are proposed in Melford and Sydney.
Analysts predict higher volumes and rates, but offsetting coal traffic decline will be a heavy lift
Japan's three largest ocean carriers said Monday in Tokyo they will merge their container operations in mid-2017 to form what would be the sixth largest line, continuing a recent trend of industry consolidation.