Teamsters pull unionization petition one day before scheduled vote.
Economic group hires classification society to study natural gas applications for vessels.
The carrier saw a volume rise of 12 percent compared to Q3 2013.
Ocean carriers are postponing congestion surcharges proposed in reaction to the ongoing ILWU and PMA labor discussions impacting West Coast ports.
The government has allowed limited private participation in rail infrastructure for a decade and is now seeking $1 billion.
U.S. steel imports rose 12.7% in October, month-over-month, to 4.4 million net tons, driven by volume increases from Brazil, South Korea and Turkey.