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PMA Says Port Contract Remains Distant

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) issued a statement today regarding the status of contract negotiations with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU),

Obama Urged to Help Resolve Port Negotiations

In a letter today to President Barack Obama, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) urged the president to take the necessary steps to assign federal

Maersk: Rate Hike Under Pressure on Low Demand

Container shipping firm Maersk Line said a fresh attempt made on Monday to raise freight rates on main routes from ports in Asia to those in northern Europe was

Canada West Coast Ports Offer Little Relief from US Delays

The gridlock at U.S. West Coast ports that has forced McDonald's to ration French fries at its Japanese restaurants and interrupted supplies to retailers such as

BC Proposes Fair Wages for Port Truckers

The Government of British Columbia said it has listened to the truckers serving Port Metro Vancouver and has released its proposed rate structure, which will soon be brought into force,

New Bridge Over Port of Malmö Gets EU Support

The EU's TEN-T Program will co-finance with over $1.24 million preparatory studies for the construction of a rail and road bridge over the Port of Malmö in Sweden.

McDonald's Japan Rations Fries as U.S. Port Labor Dispute Continues

McDonald's Holdings Co (Japan) Ltd has embarked on the emergency measure of only offering small-sized french fries to customers as a protracted labour dispute at U.

Slow Progress in US West Coast Port Talks

The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long contract

Houston Extends Container Terminal Hours

The Port of Houston Authority has expanded gate operating hours at both the Barbours Cut and Bayport container terminals by one hour due to increased cargo activity.

ISS Names Schollaert as Executive VP

Steve Schollaert has been appointed as Executive Vice President for North America region at Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the company announced. Schollaert

Lower Price Fuel to Save Delta Air Lines $1.7 bln

Delta Air Lines said it expects fuel costs at current market prices to benefit 2015 profit by $1.7 billion. Fuel prices are expected to fall 70 cents per gallon to $2.

AAPA: FY’15 ‘Cromnibus’ Bill Supports Ports

Significant increases seen for Corps’ seaport programs & EPA’s DERA grants. In reviewing the proposed $1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations

TUI AG Eyes Timing on Hapag-Lloyd IPO

BERLIN, Dec 10 (Reuters) - TUI AG is optimistic it will be able to sell its stake in Hapag-Lloyd via an initial public offering of the shipping company, although

Cheap Oil, Stronger Economies Driving Future Airline Profits

Falling fuel prices and stronger economic growth mean global airlines will report their strongest profit margin in more than five years in 2015, the International

Vankorneft Starts Suzan Pipeline Construction

Vankorneft, a subsidiary of Rosneft, in compliance with the program of Suzun field development started construction of pressure oil pipeline to connect Suzun and Vankor oil fields.

Maersk, Hamburg Sud Lead Reliability Rankings

Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud are ranked as the two most reliable container shipping carriers, according to performance rankings published in the new online version

U.S. Port Congestion Adds to Cotton Traders' Woes

U.S. merchants face delays of as much as a week to ship cotton from major West Coast ports, threatening exports to China, the world's largest textile market, ahead

Austrian Port of Linz to Grow with EU Support

EU's TEN-T Program will support with over $1,043,000 development studies for the port of Linz. The project aims to increase the port's capacity to receive larger inland water,

Errors Result in Claims Against Ship Agents

Careless errors by ship agents are resulting in costly claims, according to ITIC. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC cites the case of a ship agent

SacOil Considers $6 bln Gas Pipeline

Oil and gas explorer SacOil Holdings has teamed up with the South African and Mozambican governments to study a possible $6 billion gas pipeline between the two countries, it said on Monday.

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