The U.S. government said 277 shipments to Afghanistan had false shipment receipts.
Pacific Maritime Association says ILWU is refusing to dispatch dockworkers in Los Angeles, Long Beach.
Maersk Line affiliate will retain full ownership of New Jersey container terminal.
Port executives say mediation 'has become a critical and necessary tool' in the West Coast labor negotiaitons.
Teamster-supported strikers end labor action in Southern California,
The ILWU and ILA will likely have concurrent contract negotiations, making cargo diversion difficult, an NRF official said.