Supreme Court denies review of AB5-related case, but law still isn’t impacting California trucking

October 5, 2021

Category: Shipping

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied review of the AB5-related Cal Cartage case. But the decision does not directly impact the more significant case regarding AB5, the state’s independent contractor law, by the California Trucking Association, which is also […]

Airline group says cargo grew 7.7% in August

September 29, 2021

Category: Shipping

The International Air Transport Association reported Wednesday that international air cargo volumes in August grew 8.6 % compared to pre-pandemic levels, continuing a yearlong upward trend and bolstering the market narrative that demand is growing even faster in September because […]

FedEx, Paccar, Aurora Launch Autonomous Trucking Pilot

September 22, 2021

Category: Vehicles

Aurora Innovation Inc., Paccar Inc. and FedEx Corp. launched a commercial pilot of autonomous trucking in Texas. The companies said they started using a Paccar tractor equipped with self-driving technology to haul FedEx loads between Dallas and Houston, a 500-mile […]


Biden to meet with ports, labor on supply chain bottlenecks

October 12, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

President Joe Biden plans to meet with leadership at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) on Wednesday to discuss supply chain challenges “and actions each partner can take to address […]


Euronav tanker wraps up B30 biofuel trial

October 11, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

Euronav bunkered 1,502 MT of a B30 biodiesel blend manufactured by BP on the 150,205 dwt Statia. As explained, the biofuel is composed of 30% advanced carbon-neutral biofuel mixed with 70% of a conventional VLSFO bunker fuel. Consumption of this […]


MSC teams up with Chinese research institute to promote shipping decarbonisation

October 11, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and the China Waterborne Transport Research Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly promote decarbonisation and sustainable development of the shipping industry. This is the first time MSC is partnering with a major institution […]


Climate coalition calls for Ikea to ‘abandon dirty ships’ by 2030

October 8, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Climate and health coalition Ship It Zero is calling on Ikea to transition to zero-emissions shipping by 2030. The coalition delivered a petition signed by nearly 20,000 shoppers to the company’s Delft, Netherlands, headquarters Thursday, urging Ikea to “abandon dirty […]