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.
The 8,530-TEU CSCL container vessel Xin Fei Zhou scraped its side against the wall of one of the recently inaugurated locks of the important Central American waterway, according to a report from the Associated Press.
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The supervisory board of Deutsche Post DHL Group has appointed Melanie Kreis to succeed Lawrence A. Rosen as chief financial officer of the German mail and logistics conglomerate.
The Halifax Port Authority extends CEO's contract, while HubTran appoints business development director.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has received five ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.