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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A Hapag-Lloyd spokesperson told American Shipper space is tight on the Europe to Asia trade right now from an uptick in volumes, which is abnormal for this time of year.
Port of Portland, Ore. hires marine marketing director, while IFCO North America appoints director of food safety and quality.
The Jacksonville Port Authority’s governing board on Wednesday voted to accept Chief Executive Officer Brian Taylor’s resignation, and appointed Eric Green, current senior director of government affairs for the North Florida port, to acting CEO.