NTSB Issues Duck Boat Safety Recommendations

U.S. federal officials are calling for new safety rules following the fatal sinking of a Missouri amphibious passenger vessel in July 2018.Seventeen of the 31 people aboard the modified WWII DUKW amphibious passenger vessel, or "duck boat", Stretch Duck 7 died…

Vaisala Launches New Smart Probes

Vaisala, a  leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, has today launched six new smart probes for its Indigo product family, optimized for demanding industrial applications. New options for dew point and moisture in oil…

Convoy snags historic $400 million investment

As the United States surface transportation market wrestles with the impact of new, well-capitalized brokers entering the space, Seattle-based Convoy...

New truck exchanges offer hedge, but come with risk

Shippers nervous about volatility in US truckload rates have two new options to hedge risk in the form of exchanges,...

Protest halting KCS trains to Lazaro Cardenas ends

A blockade by protesting students that closed the main rail line into the Port of Lazaro Cardenas ended Wednesday after shutting...

J.B. Hunt upbeat on intermodal turnaround

J.B. Hunt Transport Services late Tuesday said its intermodal volume in the third quarter was essentially flat year over year, something that would normally...

Baltimore gets grant for tunnel project, but shortfall remains

A federal grant of $125 million to help raise the Howard Street Tunnel so double-stack trains...

Video: JOC Mexico Trade Coverage & 2019 Conference

JOC Senior Editor Bill Cassidy on what shippers need to consider in the face of US-Mexico border congestion, a topic to be explored further July 30-31 in Mexico City at the JOC Mexico Trade Conference. ...

NY-NJ promotes block stowage to aid port rail flow

Aiming to improve rail flow, the Port of New York and New Jersey is encouraging ocean carriers to load...

Australian dockworkers strike against DP World

DP World’s four container terminals in Australia are facing a series of strikes this week by dockworkers following the end of a three-month bargaining period during which maritime union leaders and...