Buttigieg Pledges to Make Transportation Systems COVID-Safe

January 21, 2021

President Joe Biden’s pick to run the Department of Transportation says he will focus on preventing the spread of COVID-19 on the nation’s transportation systems if he is confirmed by the U.S. Senate. “Safety is the foundation of the department’s […]

Surging Shipping Rates Pose New Headwind for Global Economy

January 14, 2021

Category: Shipping

Shocks to supply chains are engulfing a wider swath of the global economy as the pandemic rages on, threatening to stifle Asia’s trade-led recovery just as soaring freight rates make it harder for businesses to weather another year like 2020. […]

Interview: SailPlan Founder Discusses Intelligent Navigation for Ships

January 6, 2021

Category: Shipping

Jacob Ruytenbeek is Founder and CEO of SailPlan, a newly launched intelligent navigation platform for ships that promises to make seafaring safer and ship operations more efficient. We had a chance to ask Jacob a few questions about the platform […]

Impact & Regulations

California’s road to reducing truck emissions runs through warehouses

January 18, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

The warehouse industry in Southern California is pushing back against a proposed emissions rule that would make operators of distribution centers responsible for pollutants generated by trucks going into and out of their facilities. The “indirect source” rule drafted by […]


Logistec: Five US Gulf Coast terminals join Green Marine

January 18, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

Five Texas terminals of Logistec Corporation and its US Gulf Coast affiliate, Gulf Stream Marine (GSM), will be certified as part of the Green Marine Environmental Certification Program, the duo said. GSM’s Corpus Christi, Manchester, Brownsville, Care and Freeport terminals […]


DOT awards $40 million in highway-railway crossing grants

January 15, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

The U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding $40 million in grants to projects that improve highway-railway crossings. Although the grants are for commuter rail authorities in California, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, they could affect freight transportation flows in […]