Intermodal News


Canada's Trudeau Urged to Head Off Port and Rail Strikes

May 14, 2024

The western oil- and grain-producing province of Alberta on Monday urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to do all he could to head off potentially devastating strikes by railway and port workers.Staff represented by the Teamsters union voted overwhelmingly this month to strike as early as May 22. Railways are critical to Canada's economy, due to its vast geography and exports of grain, potash and coal…

Rumo to Sell Stake in Brazil Port Terminal to Bunge, Zen-Noh for $115 Million

May 29, 2024

Brazilian railway operator Rumo agreed to sell its 50% stake in a terminal at the Santos port to a consortium formed by Bunge's local unit and Zen-Noh Grain Corp for 600 million reais ($115.3 million), it said on Wednesday.In a securities filing…

Taliban Plan Regional Energy Trade Hub with Russian Oil in Mind

May 02, 2024

The Taliban has agreed with Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to build a logistics hub in western Afghanistan aimed at making the war-torn nation a major logistics point for regional exports, including oil from Russia to South Asia, the country's commerce minister said…

Crowley Names Shook SVP & GM of Land Transportation Services

Apr 29, 2024

Crowley has named Phil Shook as senior vice president and general manager of Land Transportation Services to lead the company’s newly created business unit.The formal creation of the business unit reflects Crowley’s growth strategy and opportunity in the sectors…

Ships Docked as Striking Greek Workers Protest Over Rising Costs

Apr 18, 2024

Thousands of Greek striking workers, students and pensioners marched through central Athens on Wednesday to protest over wages which they are not enough to cope with rising living costs.Ships remained docked at Greek ports and train services…

TNPA Invests to Upgrade Road Infrastructure at Port of Durban

Mar 12, 2024

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) to invest R233 million to upgrade road infrastructure that had deteriorated due to an influx of trucks in the Port of Durban.The Port of Durban handles approximately 60% of South Africa’s total container volumes…

SC Ports Expanding Rail Capacity

Feb 29, 2024

Alongside rail partners and support from state leaders, SC Ports is investing in rail capacity throughout the state to efficiently handle goods.Construction of the future Navy Base Intermodal Facility is well underway in North Charleston. Opening in July 2025…

CMA CGM Caps Logistics Push with $5 Billion Bollore Deal

Feb 29, 2024

France's CMA CGM has completed a $5 billion takeover of Bollore Logistics, its biggest-ever acquisition, and said it had funds for more deals as it seeks to counter volatility in container shipping.The acquisition of the logistics division of French conglomerate Bollore…

Herculaneum Port Site Cleared for Redevelopment as Intermodal Hub

Feb 26, 2024

A 300-acre property along the Mississippi River in Herculaneum, Missouri recently received Port District zoning making way for redevelopment as an intermodal transportation hub and industrial park.Located on the shipping lanes of the Mississippi River…

Ukrainian Grain Destroyed in Poland

Feb 26, 2024

Around 160 tons of Ukrainian grain was destroyed at a Polish railway station amid large-scale protests in what a senior Ukrainian official said on Sunday was an act of 'impunity and irresponsibility'.Polish farmers protesting this month against…

New Overpass to Minimize Impact of Truck Traffic from Port of Savannah

Feb 14, 2024

Georgia Ports Authority announced plans to invest $29 million in an overpass linking Ocean Terminal to Route 17 designed to keep terminal truck traffic from impacting local neighborhoods.The project is the outcome of joint collaboration among Georgia Ports Authority…

Construction Begins at the Future PSMO Port Near Paris

Feb 13, 2024

Construction work for the PSMO (Port Seine Métropole Ouest / Western Metropolitan Seine Port) has officially commenced in the Yvelines département, about 60 kilometers from Paris.Located at the confluence of the Seine and the Oise rivers, The…

Port of Antwerp Disrupted by Belgian Farmers' Protests

Feb 13, 2024

Operations at the port of Antwerp, one of Europe's biggest container ports, were seriously impacted on Tuesday as hundreds of farmers on tractors blocked the roads around the port to demand better pay and working conditions, officials said.The…

Port of Rotterdam Opens Charging Station for Electric Trucks

Jan 31, 2024

Together with Truckparkings Rotterdam Exploitatie (TRE), the Port of Rotterdam Authority opened the first charging station for electric trucks in the port. As many as eight electric trucks can now charge simultaneously at the Bodaanweg truck park in the Waalhaven…

First Containers Roll Through New Hamilton Rail Terminal

Jan 23, 2024

Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT), in collaboration with Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports), and Canadian National Railway (CN), created a direct intermodal rail service between Hamilton, ON and Montreal, QC. The inaugural Hamilton-Montreal intermodal freight train…

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