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The Federal Maritime Commission found the Northwest Seaport Alliance is not likely to reduce competition or result in an unreasonable increase in cost or reduction in service.
The legislation is unlikely to advance to the full Senate for a vote because there is no consensus on how to fund the financial shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund.
International Longshoremen’s Association and employers represented by the United States Maritime Alliance will begin full wage scale meetings in mid‐September.
Meanwhile, drayage drivers at Pacific 9 Transportation continue their strike in an attempt to be reclassified as employee drivers.
The future of the Export-Import Bank is still in doubt because it depends on passage of a long-term transportation bill that is expected to pass the Senate, but which faces strong opposition in the House.
Roadrunner's CEO Mark DiBlasi said the purchase of Stagecoach Cartage will expand its trucking network in the Southwest U.S. and along the Mexican border.