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Eric Kulisch Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Boeing certification troubles in Canada ground 1st WestJet freighters

Canada’s WestJet plans to start flying cargo jets next year after a frustrating wait to get the planes registered.

Eric Kulisch Monday, November 21, 2022

Amazon air hub workers launch campaign to form union

Amazon is expected to fight a new effort by workers at its air cargo hub in Northern Kentucky to form a union.

Eric Kulisch Friday, November 18, 2022

MSC Air Cargo moves up start date for global freighter service

Mediterranean Shipping Co. is moving up plans to inaugurate its air cargo airline, offering service between North America, Europe and Asia.

Eric Kulisch Friday, November 18, 2022

CargoLogicAir, casualty of Russia sanctions, faces liquidation

United Kingdom sanctions put CargoLogicAir on verge of going out of business.

Captain James McNamara, contributor Friday, November 18, 2022

United States Lines enjoyed its share of glory years

FreightWaves Classics examines storied ocean carrier U.S. Lines, which was persistent in its desire to operate a successful cargo ship named the American Shipper.

John Gallagher Thursday, November 17, 2022

Watchdog finds DOT could be hindering infrastructure grants

A GAO report recommends DOT better explain its grant-funding procedures so that applicants won’t overestimate how much money they must contribute to qualify for funding.

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Joanna Marsh Monday, November 28, 2022

GAO: Rail safety regulators should beef up close call reporting program

The U.S Government Accountability Office says the Federal Railroad Administration could do more to increase the participation of railroads in a program geared toward addressing the root causes of close calls in the workplace.

Joanna Marsh Wednesday, November 23, 2022

5 things you should know about a potential rail strike

Is a rail strike imminent? Here are five things that might help you understand how we got here.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Regulators want Union Pacific to explain big jump in embargoes

The Surface Transportation Board wants to know why Union Pacific has been issuing hundreds of embargoes since 2018.

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Stakeholders reach potential settlement on Gulf Coast Amtrak service

Amtrak and other stakeholders are asking the Surface Transportation Board to hold off on a November hearing on Amtrak’s request to restore Gulf Coast service because of a potential settlement.

Brielle Jaekel Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Reflecting on the deadly rail strike of 1877

A potential rail strike in the coming weeks has echoes of the infamous railroad strike of 1877, but with hopefully much less dire consequences. (Photo: AP/Gene J. Puskar)

Joanna Marsh Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Rail Roundup: Norfolk Southern seeks short line acquisition; BNSF opens bridge

Norfolk Southern has announced plans to acquire the Cincinnati Southern Railway while BNSF has opened a bridge in Idaho meant to ease bottlenecks.

Joanna Marsh Monday, November 21, 2022

2 unions split votes on rail labor agreement

One railroad union has voted to ratify its labor agreement while another has split its vote, raising the prospect of a rail strike.

Joanna Marsh Friday, November 18, 2022

Export grain shippers mull options amid limited barge, rail capacity

Grain exporters have several options: paying higher transportation costs, storing grain, sending more of it to the domestic market or cutting their losses.

Joanna Marsh Thursday, November 17, 2022

Wabtec to acquire Brazilian maintenance-of-way equipment supplier

Wabtec says the acquisition of Super Metal will expand the rail tech provider’s presence in international markets.

Joanna Marsh Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Chemical shippers warn rail strike could hasten recession

The American Chemistry Council says a rail strike lasting a month or longer could significantly damage the U.S. economy.

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Timothy Dooner Monday, November 28, 2022

Hyliion brings Christmas to NYC, Tesla Semi goes 500, unrest in iPhone City – WTT

Next generation trucks on the move; Black Friday sales up but does it mean more freight; unrest in China and much more on WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

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