The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hear an argument that foreign carriers should not be permitted to collectively negotiate rates with domestic maritime service providers because it gives them an unfair advantage.
The Pacific Maritime Association has proposed extending the contract until July 1, 2022, with a 3.1 percent yearly wage increase over the base wage rate of $42.18 per hour.
The North Liberty, Iowa-based trucking and logistics company reported a net income of $14 million and operating revenues of $130 million for the first quarter of 2017.
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Saddle Creek Logistics Services adds senior director of business development, while Port of Price Rupert vice-president of commercial and regulatory affairs and general counsel steps down.
The German ocean carrier is citing benefits from its planned merger with United Arab Shipping Company, but Reuters has reported a "snag" in those plans.
The Gulf Coast port’s total tonnage spiked 11 percent year-over-year during the quarter, while containerized cargo volumes increased 18 percent.