The United States Maritime Alliance, the employer group that negotiates the master contract with the International Longshoremen's Association, called the ILA’s planned work stoppage threat “disturbing.”
The terminal operator increased spending from $70 million to $200 million in preparation for ultra large containerships.
Matson President and CEO Matt Cox said the Honolulu-based shipping company had “exceptional” results for the full year of 2015, while fourth quarter 2016 results were hindered by the increase in bunker fuel prices from mid-November through December.
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Members of the International Longshoremen's Association on Friday slowed the movement of drayage trucks through the container yard at the Wando Welch Terminal in Charleston, S.C., in an apparent protest against terminal automation.
Chaos in the ocean shipping industry has led to a winter of shippers’ discontent as freight transportation managers scramble to determine how carriers will meet their transportation requirements after several carrier mergers and acquisitions took place.
DHL Global Forwarding appoints head of operations in Hong Kong and Macau, while FourKites adds to management team, GAC announces new C-level appointments, and Centiro names vice president of sales and operations for North America.