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Monday, February 23, 2015

While the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) have arrived at a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports, questions still remain about productivity.
Posted on 02/23 at 06:35 AM
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Friday, February 20, 2015

Meanwhile, Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein both issued a letter appealing to reason
Posted on 02/20 at 09:16 AM
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Port of Oakland marine terminal operations halted today as longshore workers took the day off for a union meeting.
Posted on 02/19 at 12:16 PM
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In 2002, I spoke at a supply chain forum for Presidents and CEOs. Since there was a labor dispute going on at the ports on the west coast at the time, I asked a hypothetical question: “What would happen if the west coast ports shut down, and you were not able to get products delivered in a timely manner?” Thirteen years later, this hypothetical question has become a reality for many companies.
Posted on 02/18 at 04:02 PM
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Monday, February 09, 2015

The Port of Oakland today released an update on seaport operations and the status of waterfront labor talks.
Posted on 02/09 at 02:00 PM
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Friday, February 06, 2015

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced today that weekend vessel loading and unloading operations will be temporarily suspended this weekend, with yard, rail and gate operations continuing at terminal operators’ discretion.
Posted on 02/06 at 05:57 PM
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Thursday, February 05, 2015

While surface transportation received a fair amount of funding in the White House’s proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget, which was released earlier this week, the early feedback from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is that more attention–primarily in the form of increased funding–is needed to meet the international trade needs of the U.S. economy.
Posted on 02/05 at 11:38 AM
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Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Seeking to break the deadlock in stalled West Coast longshore negotiations, the Pacific Maritime Association has made an “all-in” contract offer that would significantly increase compensation to members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Posted on 02/04 at 08:56 PM
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Sunday, February 01, 2015

The Panama Canal expansion is moving forward on schedule, bringing with it the potential for more direct shipment between Asia and the East Coast. Ports in the Gulf are anticipating growth from trade with Latin America, while West Coast ports are just trying to retain market share.
Posted on 02/01 at 03:00 PM
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Friday, January 30, 2015

The tired cliché of “Perfect Storm,” is probably lost on East Coast shippers now weathering fierce winter winds and snow, but the expression still has currency on the Pacific Rim.
Posted on 01/30 at 11:48 AM
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