The Danish ocean carrier’s plan to acquire Hamburg Süd in 2017 caps a landmark year for consolidation in the container shipping industry, noted Mario Cordero, the chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration today announced a final rule establishing a national database for the drug and alcohol testing records of commercial truck and bus drivers.
Transportation and logistics companies added 8,900 positions last month, following a revised 12,200-job increase in October, according to recent preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor.
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The Bonn, Germany-based parcel carrier said it will impose a 4.9 percent general average price increase for its U.S. account holders, effective Jan. 2.
The National Hurricane Center issued a public advisory at 11:00 a.m. EDT that said the Category 4 Hurricane off the coast of Haiti is moving north at 10 miles per hour.
The families of the victims who died aboard the El Faro, which sank Oct. 1, 2015 during Hurricane Joaquin, lost a request for a summary judgement finding that the doomed cargo ship was unseaworthy.