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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

PMA members will temporarily suspend premium-pay weekend and holiday vessel operations on four upcoming dates
Posted on 02/11 at 08:40 PM
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Monday, January 19, 2015

Container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 6 percent in 2014 over the previous year, with total volumes reaching 8,340,065 Twenty-Foot-Equivalent Units (TEU). It was the third busiest year in the Port’s history, just behind 8.4 million TEUs in 2007 and 8.5 million TEUs in 2006.
Posted on 01/19 at 10:09 AM
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Sounding evermore bellicose, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) ramped up the rhetoric recently, alleging that port congestion is a consequence of carrier/terminal conspiracies.
Posted on 12/30 at 10:15 AM
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The “good news story” of the season appears to be generated by officials at The Port of Oakland, who report that it has taken additional steps in an ongoing effort to manage a surge of inbound container vessel calls.
Posted on 12/23 at 12:00 PM
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The PMA, which represents employers at America’s 29 West Coast ports, has finally asked for federal mediation in its contract negotiations with the ILWU.
Posted on 12/23 at 11:53 AM
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Thursday, December 04, 2014

When the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) convenes a caucus in San Francisco next week, contract negotiations with the Pacific Maritime Association may finally draw to a close.
Posted on 12/04 at 04:00 PM
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Port of Oakland has undertaken a series of measures in recent years to attract more import volume.
Posted on 11/26 at 02:05 PM
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Friday, November 21, 2014

Three weeks after initiating a coordinated series of slowdowns that have mired the major West Coast ports of Tacoma, Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles and Long Beach, the ILWU has pushed away from the bargaining table.
Posted on 11/21 at 09:52 AM
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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition has asked the Administration to bring in a federal mediator to help resolve the negotiations, and if a strike or lockout occurs, the AgTC advocates the rarely-invoked Taft-Hartley Act.
Posted on 11/19 at 04:43 PM
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Friday, November 14, 2014

A number of container lines operating between the U.S. and Asia say they intend to implement congestion charges of up to $1,000 per 40-foot container (FEU) for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ports, effective November 17, 2014, in response to labor-related terminal delays.
Posted on 11/14 at 03:52 PM
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