Maersk unit will specialize in intra-America trade.
Longshoremen are planning rallies tomorrow in Los Angeles and Tacoma.
Sixth annual index of 45 emerging markets found slowing growth in China, India, Brazil and Russia was offset by growth in ASEAN, GCC, and Sub-Saharan Africa economies.
Carriers are benefiting from lower oil prices, but face capacity overhang.
Hueneme CEO says port could offer relief valve for congestion.
Analysts from IHS Maritime & Trade predict continued increases in fatal incidents in both the shipping and passenger sectors.