The Massachusetts Port Authority said the Conley Terminal will be upgraded with an additional berth and three new cranes, while the Boston Harbor will be dredged to accommodate 12,000-TEU vessels.
The South Korean carrier said certain providers have been charging its customers more than what it would have charged to transport cargo and has tried to intervene, taking its concern up with the Federal Maritime Commission.
The Water Resources Development Act has mostly received bipartisan support, but Democrats in the House are upset that a provision that would have protected Harbor Maintenance Tax receipts from being diverted for other uses was removed from the final draft.
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The German ocean carrier said its merger with UASC will create the world's fifth largest container carrier and secure the large ships it needs for the Far East-Europe trade.
Members of the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission voted in favor of requesting additional information from the four shipping companies planning to create the Ocean Alliance.
The Atlanta-based package delivery giant has streamlined its ground package network to speed up e-commerce deliveries from U.S. retailers to eastern Canada by a day.