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Vehicles

Legislators, industry leaders agree collaboration key to driverless vehicle adoption

October 14, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

It’s no secret that self-driving vehicles are a thing. From trucks to passenger vehicles to middle-mile delivery vans, companies across the transportation industry are doing everything they can to get drivers out of vehicles. But they can only do so […]


Shipping

Fixing Supply Chain Won’t Be Easy, Experts Say

October 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Fixing the broken supply chain will take time and patience, substantial amounts of money, imagination by key leaders in the transportation and logistics industry, and significant policy changes. Those are the conclusions of experts closely watching the upcoming holiday shopping […]


Shipping

Port of L.A. to Shift to 24/7 Operations

October 13, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

President Joe Biden tried to reassure Americans on Oct. 13 that he can tame high inflation, announcing a deal to expand operations at the Port of Los Angeles as prices keep climbing and containerships wait to dock in a traffic […]


Infrastructure

Biden White House Proposes NEPA Guidance Updates

October 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A proposal to restore certain environmental review guidelines for infrastructure projects that were modified by the Trump administration was announced by the Biden White House. In a proposed rule issued this month by the Council on Environmental Quality, agencies would […]


Shipping

Euronav tanker wraps up B30 biofuel trial

October 11, 2021

Via: Offshore Energy

Euronav bunkered 1,502 MT of a B30 biodiesel blend manufactured by BP on the 150,205 dwt Statia. As explained, the biofuel is composed of 30% advanced carbon-neutral biofuel mixed with 70% of a conventional VLSFO bunker fuel. Consumption of this […]


Shipping

MSC teams up with Chinese research institute to promote shipping decarbonisation

October 11, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and the China Waterborne Transport Research Institute have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly promote decarbonisation and sustainable development of the shipping industry. This is the first time MSC is partnering with a major institution […]


Infrastructure

Transportation union urges Congress to pass infrastructure bill

October 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

In a letter to members of the House of Representatives, the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO urged the two parties to come together and pass historic infrastructure investment bills. The TTD, as well as the 33 affiliated unions […]


Travel & Public Transit

FAA awards California airport grant to repair taxiways

October 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded Ontario International Airport (ONT) an $11.4 million grant for the rehabilitation of its existing taxiways through the American Rescue Plan Act. The airport, located approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in […]


Shipping

Unique Logistics public offering to net at least $35.5M

October 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

Third-party logistics provider Unique Logistics filed Tuesday for a public offering with an estimated deal size of $41 million, according to IPO Pro. Pricing terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the company said it expects to receive net […]


Shipping

Supreme Court denies review of AB5-related case, but law still isn’t impacting California trucking

October 5, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied review of the AB5-related Cal Cartage case. But the decision does not directly impact the more significant case regarding AB5, the state’s independent contractor law, by the California Trucking Association, which is also […]