In the Western US, carloads were up 22.3% compared with the same week last year, but down 10.4% compared with 2008. In the Eastern US, carloads were up 9.1% compared with 2009, but down 13.4% from 2008.
North American pulp and paper freight in the week at 8,682 carloads was down 5.6% from 2009 and cumulative through 12 weeks at 106,614 carloads was 5.7% lower, AAR showed.Read more
Workers at the Port of Pascagoula's Bayou Casotte terminal load newsprint onto a cargo ship bound for South America on Friday morning.Read more
Steveco´s clerical employees have started walkout in Kotka today 31 March 2010 and they will return to work on Thursday 1 April 2010.
We regret the inconvenience this action causes to our customers.Read more
AAR noted the latest week was the fourth straight week of freight gains on US railroads, up 4.3% from the same week of 2009 although 10.7% lower than in 2008.
US pulp and paper volumes in the week were down 6.1% while Canada showed a 6.7% increase.Read more
The SCA terminal in Rotterdam plays an important part in our ability to deliver paper effectively and efficiently to our Western European customers in the Benelux, France and south western Germany.Read more
The comparison week from last year was affected by the Chinese New Year, which has a significant impact on container volume, AAR noted.Read more