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K-Line to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line), a Japanese corporation, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $67.7 million criminal fine for its involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices,

U.S. Maritime Security: The Portunus Concept

The mission of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is to strengthen United States’ security through development and application of world-class science and technology.

New Portal Crane for Schwedenkai Intermodal Handling

Port of Kiel invests in hinterland rail links. A new portal crane has arrived at Kiel’s Schwedenkai Intermodal Terminal, meaning that trains involved in rail-ship

US River Infrastructure Near breaking Point

With a record U.S. harvest just coming in, the river transportation system that is at the heart of the nation's farm economy is overstrained by rising demand for shipping capacity,

US River Freight System Near Breaking Point as Huge Harvest Looms

With a record U.S. harvest just coming in, the river transportation system that is at the heart of the nation's farm economy is overstrained by rising demand for shipping capacity,

Western Train Makers Fight Back with Hi-tech Interiors

Trains are likely to become more like long-haul planes, with customised carriages and tablets embedded into hi-tech seats, as Western manufacturers fight back against

API Issues Guidelines for Crude by Rail

The American Petroleum Institute on Thursday issued guidelines for moving crude oil by rail, the latest response to a string of fiery derailments in the United

Intermodal Short Sea Barge Operation Completed

The Great Lakes Towing Company completed an Intermodal Short Sea barge move utilizing the Port of Cleveland’s Rail Loop and the Port’s switching line, Cleveland Harbor Belt Railroad.

Philadelphia Energy Firms Seek Rail Line Changes

Philadelphia-area energy officials are in talks with the local commuter rail agency to increase access to a three-mile stretch of rail near the city's airport to

Maersk to Spend $3bln Annually on Newbuilds

Denmark's Maersk Line will spend around $3 billion a year from 2015-19 on new ships to butress its position as the world's biggest container shipping company, it said on Wednesday.

Fire at Los Angeles Port Stops Container Traffic

Thick smoke from a smoldering fire started by a welder's torch at the Port of Los Angeles was preventing the movement of containers at the facility on Tuesday,

Air Pollution Continues Decline at Port of Long Beach

Diesel air pollution from ships, trucks, trains and other big machines at the Port of Long Beach has declined by 82 percent since 2005, a comprehensive air quality analysis has found.

Alstom-GE Rail Signalling Deal to Close in Q2 2015

Alstom's purchase of General Electric's rail signalling unit is expected to close in the second quarter of next year, at the same time as a broader deal with GE on power,

Total Sells Stake in US Shale Gas Transport Firm

French oil major Total has agreed to sell its 25 percent stake in Cardinal Gas Services, a gas transport company operating in Ohio's Utica shale gas basin, to a

ecoTAURuS Aims to AccelerateTerminal Process

Inlecom Systems Ltd (Inlecom), the transport and logistics research and innovation company, has launched ecoTAURuS, the e-transport solution for real time truck

Insights: New York Canal Director Brian Stratton

Brian U. Stratton was appointed Director of the New York State Canal Corporation in April 2011, to oversee the operation and development of New York’s 524-mile Canal System,

Cooperative Network Proves Attractive to Forwarders

Just one week on from its launch, the team have already processed hundreds of applications and started building its block of founding members, as well as receiving

PierPass' New President Responsible for Ports of LA & Long Beach

New president John Cushing’s role gives him responsibility for PierPass programs to relieve congestion and improve air quality at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Seattle Calls for Safeguards Amid Boom in Oil Train Shipments

Seattle officials called on Wednesday for more safeguards for crude oil trains traveling through the city in increasing numbers, warning some rail infrastructure

Azeri Oil Exports Decline in 2014

Azerbaijan's oil exports fell 1.8 percent year on year in the first eight months of 2014, a source at the State Statistics Committee said on Tuesday, driven by declines at fields operated by BP.

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