The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hear an argument that foreign carriers should not be permitted to collectively negotiate rates with domestic maritime service providers because it gives them an unfair advantage.
The Pacific Maritime Association has proposed extending the contract until July 1, 2022, with a 3.1 percent yearly wage increase over the base wage rate of $42.18 per hour.
The North Liberty, Iowa-based trucking and logistics company reported a net income of $14 million and operating revenues of $130 million for the first quarter of 2017.
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NYK Group Europe appoints chief executive officer and chief operating officer, while Capes Shipping Agencies hires general manager.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has received 18 ocean transportation intermediary license applications and changes for review.
The boards of both Maersk Line and the Oetker Group, which owns Hamburg Süd, approved the sale and purchase agreement today.