Supply chain innovation teams, created by the Federal Maritime Commission, say a national portal could improve port performance and increase American economic competitiveness.
A report issued today by the AASHTO and the AAPA said the FAST Act has brought ports and cargo fully into the surface transportation network and has given the nation a dedicated federal freight program for the first time ever.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm said expenses have been cut to the bone in the past two years, so increases would not be unexpected.
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The Austin, Texas-based publisher and intelligence company said that although pirate attacks will continue to decline, maritime threats, such as militant attacks, will still pose a considerable challenge to global shipping companies.
FMC Commissioner Doyle says provisions in new vessel sharing agreement could protect other members in the event of a Hanjin-like bankruptcy.
The Israeli container carrier told American Shipper Friday it is rejecting the rumor that it has intentions to sell its global shipping operations to instead become a regional Mediterranean carrier.