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  • 8 June 2018

    ILA and USMX reach tentative agreement on a six-year contract covering East Coast and Gulf Coast ports.

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has called for a one-day shutdown of US East Coast and Gulf Coast ports to protest over job losses. The date of the planned industrial action, which includes a march of dockworkers on Washington, was not disclosed. The protest will be organized due to hiring practices in some of the […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Maritime Alliance, representing employers of around 15,000 US East and Gulf Coast port workers, has launched preliminary talks on a new contract with the International Longshoremen’s Association, representing the dockworkers, writes the Wall Street Journal. The move has been interpreted as a way of steering clear of potential hurdles similar to those that arose […]

  • 1 March 2017

    The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) urged its members not to stage any strikes as the union intends to seek emergency meeting with members of the US Congress. Last week, the association called for a one-day shutdown of US East Coast and Gulf Coast ports to protest over job losses. The protests were planned due to hiring practices in […]

  • 28 December 2012

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to allow the establishment of the Port of Seattle/Port of Tacoma Alliance Agreement to become effective on July 23, 2015. The Commission has approved the deal having determined that the agreement is not likely to produce an unreasonable increase in transportation cost or an unreasonable reduction in […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to allow the establishment of the Port of Seattle/Port of Tacoma Alliance Agreement to become effective on July 23, 2015. The Commission has approved the deal having determined that the agreement is not likely to produce an unreasonable increase in transportation cost or an unreasonable reduction in […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has concluded its review of the proposed THE Alliance agreement, allowing it to become effective on December 19, 2016. THE Alliance is comprised of five different container shipping companies: Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Yang Ming. South Korea’s Hanjin Shipping was also part of THE […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the topic on the formation of the new global carrier alliance heats up, new details have emerged on the members of the upcoming vessel-sharing partnership. Specifically, almost all eight carriers left out of the already announced partnership agreements are expected to join forces, with the exception of the Dubai-based United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), which is in […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new shipping alliance has been formed between three boxship giants, as confirmed by the CMA CGM Group, which has signed three major agreements with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), forming what will be known as the Ocean Three. The alliance is  formed on the basis of a combination of […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shipping alliance between the two shipping giants Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co., dubbed the 2M, complies with Chinese rules and is operationally ready to launch, according to Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou, cited by the Shipping Watch. “We’ve submitted our application and have thus fulfilled the requirements, but the Chinese regulators can of course at […]

  • 24 September 2019

    The move comes on the back of drone and missile attacks on two major Saudi oil installations on September 14.

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The latest market rumors on the formation of a new global carrier alliance seem to be true as companies that have been left out of the recently announced partnerships are gearing up to reveal a new alliance formation. Specifically, representatives of the liner companies are going to meet today with the United States Federal Maritime Commission to discuss their proposal, […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has concluded its review of the proposed OCEAN Alliance, allowing it to become effective on Monday, October 24, 2016. The OCEAN Alliance is comprised of French shipping company CMA CGM, China’s COSCO Shipping, Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and Taiwanese Evergreen. Agreement members are now permitted to […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Response Alliance (MRA), an association of the top U.S. emergency responders providing OPA 90 Salvage Marine Firefighting (SMFF), has relocated from Pompano, Fla., to Houston to be situated with international salvage partner TITAN Salvage. Conveniently located near George Bush International airport, the new office boasts a 102,500 square-foot maintenance and warehousing facility with 4.61 […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Kongsberg Maritime has signed an agreement to sell its US-based underwater technology company Hydroid for USD 350 million to Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). Back in 2007, Kongsberg Maritime acquired Hydroid for USD 80 million. “Kongsberg Maritime has driven technology development and created considerable value during the 12 years it has owned Hydroid, and we are […]

  • 17 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shipping companies from the Ocean Alliance are looking to deploy increased ocean carrier services from Asia to the US East and Gulf Coast ports starting from April 2017, according to the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). The alliance, which consists of the French shipping company CMA CGM, China’s COSCO Shipping, Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) and Taiwanese […]

  • 8 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alphaliner: Third Alliance in the Making? The eight container carriers left out of the two major alliances, the 2M and Ocean Alliance, could team up under a single arrangement that would represent a serious count… Read More Hanjin Shipping’s Restructuring Cleared South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping has received approval from creditors to move forward […]

  • 17 December 2015

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, saw container volumes grow by 6 percent year to date in November, making this the ninth consecutive month of growth. Containerized exports improved by 11 percent to 1.2 million TEUs on the strength of Washington state’s agricultural sector, the alliance said. Containerized imports rose […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping company CMA CGM has decided to delay its deployment of 18,000 TEU mega-ships on the trade between Asia and the US West Coast, which was planned for the end of May. The decision is triggered by the weak market conditions in the trans-Pacific trade hit by dwindling demand, which is not believed to be […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Maritime Corporation’s solutions group and PB Towage Ltd., part of the Pacific Basin Shipping group, have formed a business alliance that combines their respective services and regional positioning to collectively broaden their project management, marine project cargo and logistics capabilities in Southeast Asia and Oceania. The alliance will enable the companies to provide comprehensive […]