Councilman believes ports have taken "another step closer to a lockout."
North America's largest chassis leasing firm not expected to change direction after sale.
The French company and its U.S. units agree to pay $772 million for bribery scheme.
Ports, airports and railways ready to implement winter contingency plans.
Belgian port reports record growth thanks to container and liquid bulk sectors.
Railway and intermodal provider set records for revenues and earnings in 2014.