The public-private partnership is aimed at increasing the height of the Howard St. Tunnel so two containers can be loaded onto intermodal cars, making it more efficient for traffic moving to and from the Port of Baltimore.
Trucking and intermodal carrier Swift Transportation grew net income 4.7 percent year-over-year to $38 million in third quarter 2016 on revenues that slipped 4.9 percent to $1.01 billion compared with the same 2015 period.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics said it has acquired Milford, Conn.-based C & V Transportation in an effort to expand its operations in southern New England and the Port of New York and New Jersey.
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Ocean carrier CMA CGM of France, Germany’s Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Sud, and MOL of Japan issued general rate increases on various trades.
Electronics manufacturer Samsung said in court filings that "cargo owners are being held hostage," while Maher Terminals said it "is not required to extend free credit to Hanjin, and should not be forced to."
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.