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Evergreen Marine to expand fleet with 12 new container ships

An Evergreen ship at the Port of Tacoma

Taiwan’s Evergreen Marine Corp plans to expand its fleet to cope with a recovery in container shipping since the end of the global economic crisis, a newspaper said Tuesday. Evergreen, the world’s fourth-largest maritime shipping company, plans to buy at least a dozen vessels that […]


NY/NJ ports unveil port truck rules a la L.A.

The Port Authority of New York/New Jersey unveiled a clean truck program Wednesday that will eventually require all trucks visiting the port to have 2007 model year engines. The program will ban trucks with pre-1994 model year engines by January 2011 and will ban pre-2007 model year engine trucks by 2017.

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers […]