Shipping Industry Calls for Adoption of the Clune Report

January 10, 2019

Category: Shipping

Namely, the Committee is scheduled to vote on Deirdre Clune’s report on the draft regulation for a European Maritime Single Window Environment on January 10. The shipping industry currently faces a mosaic of different information requirements and a costly array […]

Infrastructure push will hit familiar roadblocks in new Congress

January 2, 2019

Category: Infrastructure

— A new year means a fresh start for infrastructure legislation efforts, but they could run up against some familiar obstacles as the divided Congress gets to work. We examine how things could play out in the early going, plus […]

Suez Canal Extends Toll Cuts for Crude Carriers

December 26, 2018

Category: Shipping

The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has extended discounts related to oil tankers to another year after considering “new changes in the global shipping market and world economy”. As explained, SCA aims to encourage more ships to transit the Suez Canal […]


Even in Shutdown, Pelosi and House Democrats’ Legislative Priorities Include Infrastructure

January 10, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Funding infrastructure projects transportation officials and freight executives around the country agree are badly needed for reducing congestion and to boost regional economies was high on the list of priorities for the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

Infrastructure, Vehicles

VW’s EV Chargers Make Paying for Power Easier Than Ever

January 9, 2019

Via: Wired

DRIVERS OF GASOLINE-POWERED cars have it easy. Gas stations are everywhere. Fill-ups take just a few minutes. Drivers of electric vehicles, not so much. Public charging stations are far from ubiquitous, and boosting a battery means spending at least half […]


New maruFreight Platform to Optimize Freight Exchange

January 9, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The platform creates an optimal digital user experience, leveraging the latest technology and real-time information, “to increase efficiency and simplify the complex chartering process,” Antonio Brizzo, President and Chief Executive Officer of maruFreight, explained. It is designed to facilitate optimal […]