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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Crane Worldwide Logistics hires vice president of global sales, while Danish Shipowners' Association appoints director for European Union affairs.
UPS chief marketing and business services officer retires, while Norfolk Southern executive vice president and chief financial officer retires, and Port of Long Beach names new chief harbor engineer and director of program management.
The London-based shipping research and consulting firm is predicting imports from Asia to East Coast of North America ports will outpace those shipped to West Coast of North America ports in 2017.