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West Coast port congestion hit international shipment volume hard and affected domestic volume during the opening months of 2015, the Intermodal Association of North America said in its latest quarterly analysis.

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Matson’s first quarter operating income quadrupled from a year earlier as the carrier’s niche China-to-U.S. West Coast service continued to benefit from delays afflicting other trans-Pacific carriers.
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Panama’s cabinet council has approved a request by the Panama Canal Authority to implement volume-based discounts for container ships. The new toll schedule will take effect April 1, 2016.
Non-vessel-operating common carriers are asking the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to lift “unnecessary, burdensome rules” governing their contracts with shippers.
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