The Alabama Port Authority announced Aug. 15 that July was the busiest month ever at the Port of Mobile for containerized cargo, breaking 50,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) for the first time
Port of Mobile
The slugfest between Amtrak on one side and CSX, NS, and the Port of Mobile on the other, has been long. It has lasted for ten full days plus an afternoon so far, and reached its originally scheduled conclusion on Thursday, May 11. That was the half-day, following the morning appearance of Chair Martin J. Oberman and other members of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) before the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee.
The witness phase of the slugout between Amtrak on one side and CSX, Norfolk Southern (NS) and the Port of Mobile on the other, ended May 12 as its 11th day concluded. It ended not with T.S. Eliot’s oft-quoted “whimper” but truly with a bang.
At this writing, Amtrak is preparing to present its case to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) disputing the amount of new infrastructure that potential host railroads CSX and Norfolk Southern claim must
At this writing, the first witness in the slugfest between Amtrak on one side and CSX, NS and the Port of Mobile on the other, is focusing on confidential matters. That creates an opportunity to think further about the importance of the case and how to report it to you. We had previously thought that a single report about this week’s hearing before the Surface Transportation Board (STB) would be sufficient, but the opening statements made by the parties April 4 forced a change in plans.
Decision Day draws closer in the tussle between Amtrak and potential host railroads CSX and Norfolk Southern (NS) before the Surface Transportation Board (STB) over whether or not there will be passenger trains running between New Orleans and Mobile in the near future.
The Alabama Port Authority is building an inland container intermodal transfer facility in Montgomery to extend rail service northeast from the Port of Mobile; it will be served by CSX.
CN and Kansas City Southern (KCS) have reported receiving an additional 100 letters in support of their proposed merger, bringing the total to more than 1,500.
CN and partners Alabama Export Railroad and Ray-Mont Logistics are kicking off the first phase of a new Mobile, Ala.-based logistics park, which is expected to open in late 2021. Its aim is to offer a new option for shipping bagged plastic resins from the Port of Mobile.