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SGMF covers safe LNG bunkering guidelines

January 20, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

SGMF released its ’LNG as a marine fuel – Safety and Operational Guidelines – Bunkering’ publication. The NGO says this is the third revision which is the most comprehensive; it covers all aspects related to the bunkering of LNG fuel […]


Shipping

US to invest $4bn in port and waterway infrastructure this year

January 20, 2022

Via: Splash 247

The US Army Corps of Engineers has received $4bn in funding through the new Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for fiscal year 2022 investments to improve ports and waterways. The funds will enable the Army Corps to initiate projects to expand capacity […]


Infrastructure

Transportation Committees Prep New Waterways Bill

January 19, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Congressional transportation policymakers recently announced plans to kick off consideration of legislation aimed at improving the country’s transportation waterways. An update of the Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, would pave the way for the approval of billions of dollars […]


Infrastructure

DOT Dedicates $27 Billion to Bridge Repairs Nationwide

January 14, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. Department of Transportation is allocating $26.5 billion for repairs to bridges around the country in what the White House is calling the nation’s largest investment in bridges since the creation of the interstate highway system. The Bridge Replacement, […]


Infrastructure

Roads cost New York motorists $28B annually, report says

January 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

New York motorists lose $28 billion statewide annually because of deteriorated and congested roads and bridges and a lack of some desirable safety features, according to a recent report by TRIP, a Washington, D.C.-based national transportation research nonprofit. Losses average […]


Travel & Public Transit

USDOT announces Amit Bose as new administrator of Federal Railroad Administration

January 14, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that Amit Bose has been confirmed as the 15th Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Bose was nominated by President Joe Biden on April 22, 2021, and served as Deputy Administrator when […]


Shipping

Tanker market sails into 2022 headwinds

January 13, 2022

Via: Hellenic Shipping News

The swift reintroduction of international travel bans to stem the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has derailed the already faltering turnaround in rates and earnings for the global tanker market. In November it looked like a cold winter […]


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Secretary Buttigieg Praises Port Efforts on Supply Chain

January 12, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg during a Jan. 11 tour of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach lauded the efforts that have kept freight moving through the facilities amid crushing backlogs, but said much work remains to prepare ports, […]


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New truckload carrier aims to serve e-commerce and the middle mile

January 12, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

With e-commerce redrawing the landscape for freight transportation, a new Atlanta-based carrier recently launched as a middle-mile market provider across the South, Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions. Ascend is a dry van, full truckload company with a family culture that innovates […]


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Supply Chain Bottlenecks, COVID Expected to Slow Global Growth

January 11, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The World Bank is downgrading its outlook for the global economy, blaming continuing outbreaks of COVID-19, a reduction in government economic support and ongoing bottlenecks in global supply chains. The 189-country, anti-poverty agency forecasts worldwide economic growth of 4.1% this […]