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January 3, 2008
Chemical companies have invested to improve their supply chains, but there is room for improvement in several areas, including sharing of best practices and training, according to a...
November 21, 2007
A strike by workers at Germany’s state-owned railroad Deutsche Bahn (DB; Berlin) that began on November 14 will likely bring freight transport in Eastern Germany to a...
October 8, 2007
PetroRabigh, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, must overcome logistics hurdles when its manufacturing complex comes onstream in Saudi Arabia next year....
October 2, 2007
The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a bill that would limit rail carriers’ current exemptions from antitrust laws. The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2007 (S. 772)...
October 1, 2007
ACC’s top governmental priorities for the rest of this year include monitoring major changes to air emission laws; securing additional energy and natural gas supply; chemical...
September 7, 2007
Industry shippers and carriers say they are in a holding pattern regarding the latest round of safety and security regulations until the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and/or...
August 27, 2007
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has vacated two Department of Transportation (DOT; Washington) provisions to the trucking industry’s hours of service (HOS) rules...
August 1, 2007
The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) is urging the Department of Transportation (DOT) to require that facilities install remotely operated...
August 1, 2007
Two U.S. representatives have proposed a bill to expand freight infrastructure and encourage more freight to be transported on rail rather than on highways. The Freight Rail...
July 30, 2007
HazMat 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, 2007
BNSF 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, 2007
Canadian 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, 2007
ACC 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, 2007
Stormy 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, 2007
Jahn: 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, 2007
A 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, 2007
Schumer: 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, 2007
Congress 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...
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