Tag: transport


Is transport of LNG by rail safe?

June 20, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

The debate on whether the U.S. federal government should allow the movement of liquefied natural gas by rail could come to a head this summer, with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) poised to make some big decisions. […]


Big Ships Snag Unusual Loads as Dry Bulk Market Tightens

March 22, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Shipments of timber and grain are being loaded onto a class of ship normally reserved for other cargo as strong demand to move commodities causes dislocations to the supply of vessels. Logs from Uruguay and grain from Brazil are set […]

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FreightWaves Classics: Exploring the history of U.S. railroads

January 12, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

As profiled in an earlier Flashback Friday article, the railroad was first developed in Great Britain. Although they developed later in the United States than in England, wooden railroads were also built in the American colonies. These early railroads used […]