Port of Redwood facing dredging emergency due to USACE miscalculation
The Port of Redwood City says it is currently unable to move vessels fully laden in and out of the Port due to a sediment ‘bump” in its ship channel that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), San Francisco Division failed to expeditiously address by contracting for sufficient dredging capacity.
Jensen and Power speak on boxship industry challenges
A shift in global maritime trade lanes toward India will adversely impact ports in Asia, including Korea, but new opportunities exist for ports to adopt zero-emission fuels to create new market opportunities, according to...
Busan Port’s Kang hails collaborations
Joon Suk Kang, President of the Busan Port Authority (BPA), hailed the progress made by South Korea’s largest port and said he welcomed collaboration with other ports in pursuit of decarbonization and digitization.
Oakland Mayor Thao Champions Increased U.S. trade with Vietnam
The agreement will further cooperation between the port city of Oakland and the port city of Hai Phong, Vietnam....
Canada’s proposed “Anti-Scab” legislation stirs controversy
The long-anticipated initiative late last week drew rapid approval from labour union circles but sharp criticism from industry groups ranging from small business to manufacturers and grain exporters.
Port of Oakland seeks improved maritime industry collaboration
In the aftermath of the failed effort by the Oakland A’s to build a ballpark and condominiums on the Port of Oakland property, the Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan and Maritime Director Bryan Brandes sought...
Harbor truckers support law suit challenging California’s ‘advanced clean fleets’ rule
Matt Schrap, CEO of California’s Harbor Trucking Association (HTA), is on the front line of the State’s attempt to introduce a zero-emission rule for trucks in 2024...
California Ports hear sea level defense could cost SF Bay $110 bn
The sea is rising, and it is only a question of how soon?
The trucking bubble fallout: Bank failures unveil systemic risks
The alarming statistics reveal the depth of the crisis: 35,000 truckers failed in the first quarter of 2023. Yet, regulatory bodies like the Department of Transportation (DOT) remain inactive, refusing to enforce crucial regulations, such as 49 CFR 371.3, until October 31, 2024. This delay raises critical questions about the government's role in safeguarding the stability of the supply chain.
Title: A Call for Reform in the Freight Industry: Addressing the Root Causes
The failures of the motor carrier act of 1980 and the rise of the freight trader that is destroying the supply chain.

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