Employers "hopeful that this will allow us to move toward conclusion of an agreement in the near term."
Todd Peters, the current chief executive officer of GENCO, will continue stay with the company.
FMC Commissioner Khouri said the agency is making sure ocean carriers properly implement any surcharges for cargo at West Coast ports.
Port director's tenure has seen projects to deepen harbor, raise Bayonne Bridge, expand marine terminals and intermodal rail.
Hueneme CEO says port could offer relief valve for congestion.
Consensus shows better growth than other parts of world.