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Technicians Gear Up for Truck Technology Changes

January 20, 2023

Category: Vehicles

As truck technologies and emissions systems continue to evolve and electric-powered trucks begin to hit the market, the knowledge and expertise required to service and maintain these vehicles is also shifting. Rush Enterprises Inc. technicians highlighted these rapid changes in […]


Will sanctions on Russian diesel pay off for product tankers?

January 9, 2023

European Union and G-7 sanctions on Russian crude exports kicked in Dec. 5, and contrary to predictions, crude tanker rates didn’t spike following trade disruptions. They sank. Sanctions on Russian exports of refined products begin in just four weeks, on […]


HGK Shipping strengthens dry bulk position

December 16, 2022

Category: Shipping

Germany’s HGK Shipping, one of Europe’s top inland shipping names, has bought out a shareholder to take full control of joint venture BeKa HGK, and now intends to intensify dry bulk business activities on the Upper Rhine, Danube and Mosel […]


Vehicles

FMCSA proposes new requirements for driverless trucks

January 31, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

The federal government is taking the next step toward regulating highly automated trucks with a proposal that will consider requiring carriers to notify the government if they plan to operate such vehicles in interstate commerce. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety […]


Shipping

Ocean Network Express’ quarterly profit plunges

January 31, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

Ocean Network Express said it saw a “significant deterioration” in profit — a 50% drop quarter over quarter. ONE reported that its fiscal year 2022 third-quarter profit was $2.76 billion, a $2.75 billion plunge from the $5.52 billion reported in […]


Impact & Regulations

Labor woes expected to persist for trucking fleets in 2023

January 31, 2023

Via: Transport Dive

As freight demand declines and budgets tighten, hiring and retention are expected to remain a challenge for trucking in 2023, according to executives of three top U.S. trucking associations. Leaders of the Truckload Carriers Association, the American Trucking Associations and […]


Travel & Public Transit

Is the rail industry doing enough to attract more passengers?

January 31, 2023

Via: Intelligent Transport

Today’s global challenges mean that it is now more important that ever to encourage more passengers to choose a sustainable mode of transport. However, it is no longer enough to just provide comfort during a journey, as operators must also […]


Travel & Public Transit

Connecticut seeks proposals for microtransit pilot program

January 30, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is seeking proposals for its two-year microtransit service pilot program, with a possibility of two one-year extensions. Microtransit service uses a digital network to offer on-demand transportation in select service zones based on consumer […]


Shipping

New York and New Jersey Port Authority records record year for cargo activity

January 30, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

On Wednesday, the Port Authority for New York and New Jersey announced 2022 saw the highest cargo activity on record, with a 27 percent growth over its pre-pandemic activity. In its reports for December 2022 and the full 2022 year, […]


Shipping

Biden administration grants $380mln to decarbonise ferry transportation

January 30, 2023

Via: Offshore Energy

In total, FTA is awarding 23 grants across 11 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Grants will fund projects including replacement of old vessels, expand fleets, and build new terminals and docks. For the state of Alaska, the award means […]


Shipping

Restis family in for DH Shipbuilding suezmaxes

January 30, 2023

Via: Splash 247

Greece’s Golden Energy Management has booked up to two suezmax tankers at the South Korean yard DH Shipbuilding. Multiple brokers reported that the Restis family tanker vehicle is paying in the range of $77m for the first firm 158,000 dwt […]


Vehicles

Toyota top-selling automaker for third year running

January 30, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

Japan’s Toyota was the world’s top-selling automaker in 2022, retaining its lead over German rival Volkswagen for the third year, company data showed Monday. Despite the chip shortage and COVID-related supply chain disruption, Toyota and its subsidiaries sold nearly 10.5 […]