U.S. Customs and Border Protection received permission from the State Department to add representatives in nine locations to build and strengthen partnerships with foreign governments.
Alaska Air Group was not required to divest any assets in order to get clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice for its acquisition of Virgin America.
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The Federal Maritime Commission said Friday it concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing the new ocean carrier alliance to take effect Monday, although it is not expected to commence operations until around April 2017.
The International Transport Workers’ Federation criticized the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) saying it was told by CBP that it had concerns crew could try and jump ship due to the Hanjin situation.
Fellow Japanese ocean carrier “K” Line exited the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Aug. 19, while MOL, the other major ocean carrier based out of Japan, left the group in 2008.