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 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.”
Various forwarders, custom house brokers and shippers’ associations sent letters to the Federal Maritime Commission, supporting a petition filed by the Coalition for Fair Port Practices in December.
BlueWater Reporting has provided an update on what information is available in regards to the new ocean carrier alliance networks scheduled to take effect in April.