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Repairs begin on re-floated bulk carrier in Prince Rupert

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C.-- The bulk carrier Amakusa Island, which has been at anchor since it was re-floated following a grounding on Monday, July 14th, will travel today to Prince Rupert’s inner harbour for repairs. The 228-metre vessel will...
Jul 24, 2014 8:42AM

American Petroleum Institute rebuts speculation about the characteristics of Bakken crude

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The American Petroleum Institute has rebutted speculation by the Department of Transportation about the characteristics of crude oil from the Bakken.
Jul 23, 2014 3:47PM

US DOT proposes comprehensive rulemaking for safe crude transport, flammable materials

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The US Department of Transportation has released the details of its comprehensive rulemaking proposal to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of flammable materials by rail - particularly crude oil and ethanol -...
Jul 23, 2014 3:32PM

INTTRA announces June's top carriers in ocean shipping information quality

PARSIPPANY, NJ--  INTTRA, themulti-carrier e-commerce network for ocean shipping, has announced the June 2014 results of its Ocean Shipping Information Quality program, revealing insights into the quality of carrier data provided by the...
Jul 23, 2014 3:26PM

UTi Worldwide creates new Asia Pacific management role

LONG BEACH, CA--UTi Worldwide Inc. recently named Naran Andreyev  Senior Manager, Trade Services for UTi's Asia-Pacific region in this newly created role in support of customs compliance.
Jul 23, 2014 10:27AM

ILWU dockers, Pacific employers take another break from contract talks

SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.--The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) are taking a break from negotiations next Monday and Tuesday to allow the ILWU to convene its Longshore Division Caucus in...
Jul 23, 2014 10:23AM

Second half of 2014 positive for Logistics Confidence Index

LONDON, U.K.--The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index for July appears to mirror an uncertain economic environment, said a recent report. Since February of this year, the overall Index has increased one month and then declined the next reaching...
Jul 23, 2014 10:10AM

John F. Fay Named CEO of INTTRA

PARSIPPANY, NJ--INTTRA has announced that John F. Fay has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Fay brings with him vast experience in transforming and growing global technology and information services...
Jul 23, 2014 8:22AM

Transplace survey identifies preferred shipper program best practices

DALLAS, Tex.--Transplace has announced the results of its Preferred Shipper Program Survey conducted to gain insight into best practices for companies to achieve “preferred shipper” status with their carrier partners. The study,...
Jul 22, 2014 10:56PM

ATA forecast projects continued growth for trucking

ARLINGTON, Va.--American Trucking Associations released the latest edition of its look ahead at the future of freight: ATA U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2025, which shows continued growth for not just the trucking industry, but for...
Jul 22, 2014 10:51PM

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