Matson will expand into Alaska while Pasha will acquire Horizon's Hawaii business.
Pacific Maritime Association says ILWU is refusing to dispatch dockworkers in Los Angeles, Long Beach.
Carriers are set to charge $1,000 per FEU, also poised to start charging on intermodal door deliveries this week.
Ports, airports and railways ready to implement winter contingency plans.
Belgian port reports record growth thanks to container and liquid bulk sectors.
Railway and intermodal provider set records for revenues and earnings in 2014.