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FMC chairman calls for global summit to consider P3′s impact on the major trades

P3 Network: Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co and CMA CGM had filed detailed proposals of their planned vessel-sharing agreement, due to come into force in 2014, with the US federal maritime regulator on October 24.

Federal Maritime Commission chairman Mario Cordero is backing US shippers in the face of plans by the world’s three largest […]


Port of Oakland seeks injunction to curb truckers’ protests

Officials at the Port of Oakland have filed for an injunction against independent truckers who have twice forced the port to shut down since August.

Port Spokeswoman Marilyn Sandifur said the injunction is solely intended to prevent the truckers from obstructing the flow of cargo traffic. She said it would bar them from staging protests […]