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.
Registration takes less than 1 minute.
President Donald Trump threatens to impose a tax of up to 20 percent on Mexican imports as part of a plan to construct a wall between Mexico and the United States.
An executive at the home improvement retailer said at an SMC³ conference that e-commerce orders are growing fast, but challenges persist on many fronts.
The new Landstar U.S./Mexico Logistics Service Center’s yard is capable of holding over 450 trailers, 2.5 times the capacity of its previous Laredo facility.