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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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Gearing-Up-for-Changes_7454.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Court-Overturns-Parts-of-HOS_7143.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/CSB-Seeks-to-Boost-Chlorine-Transfer-Safety_6727.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Proposed-Bill-May-Expand-Rail-Infrastructure_6736.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Transportation_5321.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/BNSF-to-Offer-Tariff-Incentives-Next-Year-for-New-Rail-Tank-Cars_6084.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/CN-Locks-Out-Workers-on-Rotating-Strike_6086.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Rail-Shippers-Seek-Reliable-Service_6090.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Stolt-and-Odfjell-Face-Antitrust-Charges-in-Europe_6092.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Senate-Rejects-Rail-Rerouting-but-House-Panel-Approves_5905.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/CSX-Train-Derails-in-New-York_5909.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Safety-Inspection-Finds-Problems-in-Every-Area-at-CSX_6038.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Congress-Takes-Up-Plant-Security-Rail-Competition_5931.html
July 25, 2007
Lott: 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Bill-Seeks-Tax-Breaks-for-Rail-Improvement-Projects_6139.html
July 25, 2007
About 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Canadian-Pacific-Rail-Workers-Strike_6432.html
July 25, 2007
Freight 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/House-Panel-Examines-Rail-Security-Issues_5832.html
July 25, 2007
Kühne + 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Sun-Chemical-Signs-Logistics-Deal_6273.html
July 25, 2007
Moving 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/services/transportation/Canadian-National-and-Union-Reach-Tentative-Agreement_5753.html
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