Archive for August 2, 2017

Intermodal stakeholders gauge impacts of the Panama Canal expansion

(source: Progressive Railroading June 2017) By Daniel Niepow, Associate Editor In early May, the Port of Virginia welcomed the COSCO Development container ship, the largest vessel to call on the U.S. East Coast to date. Over the course of the ship’s 30-plus-hour stop at the Virginia International Gateway terminal, crews loaded and unloaded almost 2,000 containers.…

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Mosier OKs $2.4 million settlement with UP

(Source: Hood River News, August 1, 2017) MOSIER, Ore. — A group of Mosier officials voted Monday to accept the terms of the latest $2.4 million offer from Union Pacific Railroad, subject to further negotiations on the scope of the release provided to the railroad in return for their payment and in-kind donations. Full story: Hood…

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