January 2004
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/26/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p10
Presents updates on events and issues related to the shipping industry in the U.S. as of January 26, 2004. Move of a group of shippers to seek for a U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) ruling on non-vessel-operating common carriers; Appeal of the International Maritime Organization to the government and the shipping industry to comply with maritime security measures; Airfreight sorting hub being built by FedEx in Greensboro, North Carolina; Amount of funds needed by the Port of Houston in Texas in order to consolidate the city's 11 rail freight routes into three corridors; Call by an environmental coalition for the closure of a channel to the France Road container terminal in New Orleans, Louisiana.


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