Mensual archives: April 2017


CN signals and communications employees ratify new contract

CN announced today the ratification of a new five-year collective labour agreement by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) System Council 11. The union represents approximately 700 CN signals and communications employees in Canada. The agreement is retroactive to Jan....

26 August 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


Asia Pacific airlines freight volume grew 12.7% in March

According to preliminary traffic figures released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) the expansion in air cargo markets accelerated further in March. The month saw the region's carriers register a healthy 12.7% increase in international air cargo demand, as...

26 August 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


Ottawa begins statutory review of Railway Safety Act

On April 26, 2017 Minister of Transport Marc Garneau launched a Statutory Review of the Railway Safety Act. The review will focus on the effectiveness of the federal rail safety legislative and regulatory framework, the operations of the Act itself,...

26 August 2019
Catégorie: Freight News


Global container freight index kept rising in March

The Container Throughput Index of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) increased by 1.5 points in March, reaching 126 points. The Institute notes that this implies that the expansion of world trade...

26 August 2019
Catégorie: Freight News