Ag Trade: New Legislation Looks to Fix Ocean Carrier Problems – DTN Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
Ocean carriers would be required to accept all U.S. export container bookings under bipartisan legislation proposed by John Garamendi, D-Calif., and Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., and being drafted by members of […]

Moving Grain: Funding Available for Marine Highway Projects Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
Funding Available for Marine Highway Projects From DOT’s Maritime Administration The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) recently announced the availability of $11 million in grants through America’s Marine […]

Moving Grain: State-by-State Infrastructure Needs Apr 16, 2021

🕔Apr 16, 2021
White House Releases State-by-State Fact Sheet Highlighting Infrastructure Needs The White House released State-by-State fact sheets highlighting the urgent need for infrastructure investments across the country. For each of the […]

U.S. Ag Exporters Come Up Empty – DTN Jan 28, 2021

🕔Jan 28, 2021
While U.S. agricultural exports rose in the second half of the year, there is mounting evidence that shipping companies are leaving U.S. ports and returning to Asia with empty cargo […]

Moving Grain: FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports Jan 8, 2021

🕔Jan 8, 2021
FMC Commissioners Urge Ocean Carriers To Carry U.S. Exports On December 16, Federal Maritime Commissioners (FMC) Carl W. Bentzel and Daniel B. Maffei sent a letter to the World Shipping […]

Moving Grain: Vessel Loading Activity in U.S. Gulf on the Rise Nov 20, 2020

🕔Nov 20, 2020
Vessel Loading Activity in U.S. Gulf Up Since Late Third Quarter of 2020 In recent weeks, loading activity of oceangoing grain vessels has accelerated in the U.S. Gulf. From the […]

Moving Grain: New Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on Northern Missouri River Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
New River Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on the Northern Missouri River Construction has begun on a new barge loading and unloading facility construction on the Missouri River at […]

Moving Grain: Effect of Large Verdict Awards on Trucking Industry Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
ATRI Releases Report on the Effect of Large Verdict Awards on the Trucking Industry The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a comprehensive study tracking large verdict awards against the […]

Moving Grain: Waiver for Commercial Driver’s License Permit Renewal Extended Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
FMCSA Extends Waiver for CDL Permit Renewal Effective July 1, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended, through September 30, its waiver to renew expired commercial driver’s licenses […]

Moving Grain: Ocean Freight Rates Continue To Drop May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
Ocean Freight Rates Continue To Drop Since the beginning of January, ocean freight rates for shipping bulk commodities (including grains) have continued to drop, mirroring the slump in global bulk […]

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