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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Kansas City Southern (KCS) said in a statement it “respectfully disagrees” with a preliminary report from Mexico's Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) that found a lack of competition between KCS and other operators in the country.
Crane Worldwide Logistics hires vice president of global sales, while Danish Shipowners' Association appoints director for European Union affairs.
Korea Development Bank, DSME’s largest shareholder and main creditor, and the Export-Import Bank of Korea said they would provide funds to boost the shipbuilder’s cash flow and convert its liabilities into equity to cut debt.