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KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN'S 3Q PROFIT JUMPED 31.2 PERCENT

Kansas City Southern reported its profit in the third quarter jumped 31.2 percent, from $90.7 million in 2012 to $119 million in 2013.

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ILA HALTS STRIKE AT BALTIMORE

International Longshoremen’s Association workers agreed Friday to return to work for 90 days while negotiators work on a local contract that triggered a three-day strike this week at the Port of Baltimore.

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HANJIN SHIPPING TO STOP CALLING AT PORT OF PORTLAND, ORE

Hanjin Shipping plans to leave the Port of Portland, Ore., to cut costs, according to the port.


After nearly two decades of service to the port, the carrier has confirmed that it will end its weekly service in January, putting the port’s container terminal and regional economy at risk, The Oregonian reports. The move is expected to hurt big importers such as Fred Meyer and Columbia Sportswear, as well as exporters, who will now have to pay more to truck containers to the Port of Seattle. The pullout will also end a $250,000 weekly payroll for longshore workers who load and unload the vessels at Terminal 6.

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P3: 255 SHIPS, 2.6 MILLION TEUs, 27 SERVICES

The P3 Network alliance among the world’s three largest container carriers will operate a fleet of 255 ships with total capacity of 2.6 million 20-foot-equivalent units on 27 service loops in the Asia-Europe, trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic trades, according to details released by Mediterranean Shipping Co.

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