Matson will expand into Alaska while Pasha will acquire Horizon's Hawaii business.
Pacific Maritime Association says ILWU is refusing to dispatch dockworkers in Los Angeles, Long Beach.
The longshore union says the 'few issues that remain unresolved relate directly to the carriers.'
A congressional watchdog agency said the Agency for International Development could do more to assist AGOA countries develop export strategies.
Arkansas-based intermodal carrier sees growth in all divisions, aided by lower fuel prices, but offset by increased costs in hiring and retaining drivers.
Railroad sees increased volumes in nearly all commodity groups.