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July 30, 2007HazMat Security Still Tops the List Chemical shippers start 2007 facing many of the same issues as last year, including higher freight rates and continued capacity tightness. However...
July 27, 2007BNSF says it will offer tariff incentives to hazardous material shippers that use the “most improved and strongest tank cars available,” effective January 1, 2008. The...
July 27, 2007Canadian National (CN) locked out about 280 workers at various CN terminals last week in response to a rotating strike called by the United Transportation Union (UTU; Cleveland) on...
July 27, 2007ACC says that both rail capacity and competition should be considered by the Surface Transportation Board (STB; Washington), which held a hearing last week to address rail...
July 27, 2007Stormy seas ahead: Leading chemical tanker firms are under scrutiny. Stolt-Nielsen says it has received a statement of objections from the European Commission “concerning alleged...
July 26, 2007Jahn: Proposal poses more danger. The Senate voted 73-25 to reject an amendment proposed by Senator Joe Biden (D., DE) to require the rerouting of hazardous rail cargo around...
July 26, 2007A CSX train carrying propane and toluene derailed at Oneida, NY on March 12, causing an explosion and prompting the evacuation of residents within a one-mile radius of the incident. No...
July 26, 2007Schumer: Plans to form rail task force. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA; Washington) says it found a total of 3,518 defects, or evidence of non-compliance with federal rail...
July 26, 2007Congress took action last week on bills of concern to chemical makers, including a Democrat-backed chemical plant security measure, and two industry-supported bills to enhance rail...
July 25, 2007Lott: Aims to boost rail infrastructure. The Association of American Railroads (AAR; Washington) says it supports a new bill that would provide a 25% tax incentive for capital...
July 25, 2007About 3,200 Canadian Pacific workers who maintain track and structures went on strike May 15, due largely to what their union says are failed talks over wages, benefits, safety, and...
July 25, 2007Freight railroads were once again in the spotlight last week as a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee panel held a hearing regarding improving security of the...
July 25, 2007Kühne + Nagel (K+N; Schindellegi, Switzerland), a logistics firm, says it has been awarded a five-year contract to integrate and manage the transport network of Sun Chemical...
July 25, 2007Moving on: Most workers ‘appear to be’ back on the job. Canadian National (CN) and the United Transportation Union (UTU; Cleveland) have reached a tentative settlement...
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