CN has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport and Ports America establishing a new intermodal service. The trial run of the service will launch in the coming weeks.
“We are proud to be partnering with the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport and Ports America to launch this new service,” said Dan Bresolin, Vice President of Intermodal, CN. “It will provide shippers with new Ocean connectivity options to move goods between the Gulf Coast, US Midwest and Canada. By working collaboratively with partners, CN will continue to maximize the use of its capacity in its southern network to accelerate sustainable, profitable growth.”
Rob Kusiciel, EVP and Chief Commercial Officer at Ports America, commented: “This agreement is a great source of pride for us at Ports America. By leveraging CN’s incredible reach and network into different points in North America, we will be offering our customers direct access to new markets and opportunities for business. This represents a significant step forward in our commitment to delivering world-class service to our customers and creating value for our stakeholders. We are excited to work with the Port of Gulfport and CN to provide seamless and efficient transportation solutions that will drive growth and strengthen our inland systems.”
(Photo from Mississippi State Authority)