Year-to-date pulp and paper traffic at 321,526 carloads was off 0.5% from the same 35-week period last year, according to the American Assn of Railroads.
US pulp and paper volumes in the week were 8.8% higher, Canada was up 7.4% and Mexico was unchanged.Read more
Total North American rail freight for the week was 7.4% higher and year-to-date was up 10%.Read more
The Evelyn Maersk was the 100th ultra large container carrier (ULCC) to sail into the port of Rotterdam in 2010. A ULCC is a ship that can carry more than 10,000 TEU (unit measurement for containers). It was less than three years ago that the first vessel of this capacity went into service. In the meantime, such ships dock in Rotterdam every other day, on average.Read more
Combined North American rail volume for the first 31 weeks of 2010 on 13 reporting US, Canadian and Mexican railroads totaled 11.409 million carloads, up 10.1% from last year.Read more
The following speakers and panelists are confirmed for the seminar:Read more