Todd Peters, the current chief executive officer of GENCO, will continue stay with the company.
FMC Commissioner Khouri said the agency is making sure ocean carriers properly implement any surcharges for cargo at West Coast ports.
Sources say a comprehensive proposal was sent by management to union last week.
Employers "hopeful that this will allow us to move toward conclusion of an agreement in the near term."
Ports, airports and railways ready to implement winter contingency plans.
BlueWater Reporting shows 15 of 25 services have some sort of schedule disruption to Oakland, reflecting how delays in Los Angeles and Long Beach have impacted carrier schedules.