Nikola Motor has made plenty of headlines as it develops a hydrogen-electric truck, but it is not the only company working on such as Class 8 vehicle. In fact, there is another company that not only is building one, but is about to introduce its second-generation model to real-world operation in the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Toyota just announced its new model, what it is calling Project Portal 2.0, or Beta, at an event last month. Andrew Lund, chief engineer for P
Yesterday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined federal, state and local officials to unveil Freight NYC, a $100 million plan designed to overhaul the city's aging freight distribution systems through strategic investments aimed at modernizing rail and maritime infrastructure and creating new distribution facilities.
The city of New York plans to work with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to improve marine terminals and barging operations, and modernize an
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pitching in to help finance the Port of Corpus Christi's long-pursued plan to deepen and widen its ship channel. The Army Corps of Engineers' Work Plan for 2018, released Monday, included nearly $23 million in its navigation construction budget that is to be applied to the Corpus Christi Channel Improvement Project. Port officials said the funds will pay for the second of six contracts on the project, and will extend construction from the e
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Transportation, alongside the Brooke-Hancock-Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission, hosted a meeting Monday morning in regard to the economic value of the Ohio River. According to Mike Paprocki, executive director of the BHJ, Ohio has undertaken, through ODOT, an Ohio River maritime study. “The first time that we’ve looked at the entire maritime from the great lakes to the Ohio River," said Mark Locher, maritime project man
Across a highway from the gates to the Port of Savannah, crews have cleared trees and driven pilings into the sandy soil to support bridges and a lattice of future rail lines. Though the construction site is only a few hundred feet from where cranes load and offload freight from giant cargo ships, Georgia Ports Authority officials said the project’s reach will stretch for thousands of miles and could mean billions of dollars in new trade for the state. On March 27, the ports
Jeff Berman caught up with Bill Driegert, director of Uber Freight, earlier this month. Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman caught up with Bill Driegert, director of Uber Freight, earlier this month. During a wide-ranging conversation, Uber Freight's Driegert offered up insight on the company's approach to a competitive market, the impact of the driver shortage and regulations, and where things may go from here. A transcript of the conversation is below. ______