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New global alliances of container ship lines could produce a retaliatory surge in large-ship orders by competitors in 2016-2018, according to a research report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts.

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Ports on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts and in British Columbia continue to benefit from unsettled longshore labor negotiations on the U.S. West Coast.
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The Virginia Port Authority was awarded a $15 million TIGER grant that will pay nearly half the $31 million cost of a new intermodal gate complex at Norfolk International Terminals.
Investors are scrambling to put together deals for acquisition and financing of port assets before U.S. interest rates rise from current rock-bottom levels, according to Drewry Maritime Advisors.