International Longshoremen's Association President Harold Daggett said he will seek help from Congress in union disputes with the South Carolina Ports Authority and the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
The air cargo services provider posted a net income of $41.5 million for the full year in 2016 after reporting losses in two consecutive quarters as expenses related to a deal with e-commerce giant Amazon dragged on earnings.
The state Board of Public Works gave the Maryland Port Administration the go ahead to spend up to $92.5 million to acquire a 103-acre parcel at Point Breeze for Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal, a spokesperson for the MPA confirmed Friday.
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The French ocean carrier will buy space on a service between North Europe and the West Coast of North America, as well as on a service between Japan and California.
The International Longshoremen’s Association is calling for a shutdown of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, and a march in Washington.
Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero says he is willing to discuss the agency's concerns with Port Authority of New York/New Jersey and OCEMA member carriers, leaving the door open for future approval of a revised agreement.