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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Airports Council International attributed February's 7.8 percent year-over-year increase in airfreight volumes to Chinese New Year.
The container terminal operator posted a net profit of 75.9 million euros on revenues of 639.4 million euros, year-over-year increases of 3.3 percent and 8.1 percent, respectively.
A coalition of rural agricultural and aviation industry associations are warning Congress that the removal of air traffic control duties from the FAA could bias funding and regulatory decisions in favor of large commercial operators.