Tag: Ocean Shipping Reform Act


Trucking costs could stifle Biden’s off-site container storage plan

October 28, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Expanding a strategy aimed at clearing congested U.S. container ports by using more off-site space must take into account potential added costs related to trucking as well as other factors, according to feedback obtained by federal transportation officials. The plan, […]


Senate Committee Approves Ocean Shipping Reform Act

March 22, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A U.S. Senate panel easily approved legislation meant to facilitate the flow of freight at the country’s ports. The Commerce Committee on March 22 advanced by a voice vote the Ocean Shipping Reform Act. The legislation now awaits full Senate […]


House approves legislation to ease supply chain challenges

December 10, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Salud Carbajal (D-CA), and John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded the passage of H.R. 4996, a bill designed to ease supply chain challenges. DeFazio, chair of the House Committee on Transportation, said the Ocean Shipping […]


US House passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act

December 9, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

This bill is the first major overhaul of federal regulations for the global shipping industry in over 30 years and was sponsored by US Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and John Garamendi (D-CA). It will provide “critical” updates to the international […]