Feds announce that they will assist ILWU and PMA in contract talks that have been going on since May.
Despite presence of federal mediator 'no further agreements have been reached.'
Claudio Bozzo has been appointed to global chief operating officer of liner carrier Mediterranean Shipping Co.
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.
Centralized industry offices will be able to uniformly process import documents better than ports.