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Travel & Public Transit

Bus Industry Seeks More Recovery Relief

May 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers allocated $61 billion to airlines, $25 billion to transit and $1 billion for Amtrak in the roughly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package, but the motorcoach industry, which includes charter buses, private transit buses and passenger buses, said […]


Travel & Public Transit

Port of Seattle shelves cruise terminal development amid COVID-19 uncertainties

April 30, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The cruise industry has been severely impacted by the pandemic especially on the back of the suspension of global sailings that have quashed cruise liners’ earnings. Global liners have predominantly had to postpone their sailings until June awaiting clearance from […]


Travel & Public Transit

COVID-19 Crisis: 114 Cruise Ships Are in or near US Waters

April 6, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

According to the US Coast Guard, 73 cruise vessels, with 52,000 crew on board, are moored or anchored in US ports and anchorages. Another 41 cruise ships, with 41,000 crew members, are underway and still in the vicinity of the […]


Travel & Public Transit

4 People on board Ruby Princess Test Positive to Coronavirus

March 20, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

These include three guests and a crew member, according to Princess Cruises. “Please be advised that all four had reported flu-like symptoms during the cruise and, along with their stateroom occupants, were in isolation on board the ship minimising contact […]


Shipping

Imports at Top US Ports to Return to Normal After Year of Tariff Surges

January 13, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

“We’ll be more confident after we see the Phase One agreement signed, but right now 2020 looks like it should be back to what used to be normal,” Jonathan Gold, NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy, said. […]


Travel & Public Transit

Planning for Safety, Security in Public Transport

October 16, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

As domestic and international transportation venues experience crime and terrorism, concern for transportation security is growing across transportation and rail providers and stakeholders. To operate safely and securely, transit agencies must consider how these security threats and vulnerabilities manifest locally […]


Shipping

NRF: Retail Imports Remain at Near-Record Levels Despite Tariffs

August 9, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

“Even with virtually everything American imports from China soon to be subject to tariffs, it isn’t quick or easy for retailers to change their supply chains,” Jonathan Gold, NRF Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy, said. “That means […]


Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Chicago set to launch Red-Purple Bypass construction this fall

August 1, 2019

Via: Metro Magazine

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) announced construction for the Red-Purple Bypass is set to begin this fall, a major component of CTA’s Red Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project to rebuild the century-old rail system. The RPM Phase One project will […]


Shipping

Port of Rotterdam Volumes Keep Rising in 1Q 2019

April 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

In total, 123.9 million tonnes were handled in the period, up from 117.8 million tonnes reported in the first quarter of 2018. The increase mainly concerned the throughput of containers, which increased by 7.3% in TEU, and fuels. Mineral oil […]


Impact & Regulations

Norwegian Maritime Authority: New Legislation in Fjords to Enter into Force in February

January 7, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Originally planned for January 1, 2019, the entry into force of the new legislation is now scheduled for the end of February 2019. This is due to the fact that the consultation has to comply with the EU time limit […]