The United Seamen's Service (USS) 2017 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards (AOTOS) were presented before some 700 maritime industry leaders to Andre Grikitis, Operating Chairman, Intermarine LLC; Captain Thomas Merrell, President, General Dynamics American Overseas Marine (AMSEA) and James Miller, Chairman, Board of Directors, Philly Shipyard ASA.
John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, admits that the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) proposed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will indeed by “transformative,” and will reshape the Southern California waterfront. Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach
In early October, UPS said it was in contract talks with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on new collective bargaining agreements. And yesterday the Teamsters National Negotiating Committee met to set the bargaining agreements to “fight for the contract we deserve.”
Coming off of last week’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) public listening session focusing on Class I rail carrier CSX’s service issues, CSX was again in the news this week with its third quarter earnings release.
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