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Senate Bill Calls for Removing Personal Information From International Moving Shipping Manifests

May 6, 2021

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate that would require scrubbing such personal information as social security and passport numbers on shipping manifests for military and government personnel moving to the U.S. from overseas before the information is sold […]


Truckers urge House to drop anti-trucking provisions in highway bill

April 28, 2021

If last year’s proposed highway bill is a template for the upcoming version, it will mean bad news for truckers, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association told the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in a letter this week. The trucking […]


Senate Funding Leader Endorses Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

April 20, 2021

Concerns among some lawmakers regarding climate change and freight connectivity would be addressed by President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan, the U.S. Senate’s funding leader said April 20. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of that chamber’s Appropriations Committee, pointed […]


Infrastructure

New Jersey DOT Distributes Over $47 Million for Local Bridges

May 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced $47.3 million in grant funding has been awarded to local government agencies to assist with bridge maintenance projects. The 39 Local Bridge Fund grants that were announced May 4 will support structures in […]


Shipping

Caution urged as boxship charter bonanza rolls on

May 6, 2021

Via: Splash 247

There’s no let-up in the booming boxship charter scene with vessels breaking further records not just in prices paid, but also durations. Nevertheless, some analysts are beginning to question how much longer the red-hot conditions can last. The crunch of […]


Impact & Regulations

Flood threat not drying up across Deep South

May 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Thunderstorms have drenched many areas of the South this week, with the National Weather Service (NWS) posting one flash flood warning after another. Birmingham, Alabama, was one area hit hard Tuesday. At one point, the NWS issued a flash flood […]