The Department of Transportation has secured a new air services agreement, which will be implemented in 2016.
Michael S. Ferguson has been named president of Metro Ports.
The GAO said the Defense Department remains hamstrung by container management inefficiencies, which result in exuberant detention fees.
All Nippon Airlines has received Japanese regulatory approval to link up with United Airlines on air freight flights.
A dozen containerships are anchored outside the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.