Filed in Seaports
Friday, November 07, 2014
No congestion issues here, as gateway looks for more outbound bulk and breakbulk options
While shippers are understandably shaken by the impasse in U.S. West Coast dockside labor talks, port authorities are resolute in taking a neutral position on the issue.
Posted on 11/07 at 03:19 PM
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
As contract negotiations resume today between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), a war of words and allegations has escalated in the trade press.
Posted on 11/05 at 03:01 PM
Monday, November 03, 2014
Despite assurances that The International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) has been negotiating in good faith for a new contract, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma are reporting labor “slowdowns” in recent weeks.
Posted on 11/03 at 03:06 PM
Monday, October 20, 2014
Southern California shippers are getting a break on container dwell expenses for the next ten days as the Port of Long Beach announced that it had added an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the docks without charge.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Port staff was directed by the full Harbor Commission at the urging of Slangerup to come up with a proposal within 30 days to obtain additional chassis.
Friday, October 10, 2014
In an unprecedented move to strengthen the Puget Sound gateway, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to unify marine cargo terminal management.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
The Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to cope with Peak Season congestion, but operations are still sluggish
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has launched a campaign is urging Congress to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA).
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Friday, September 12, 2014
The Nicaragua Canal will be three times the length of the Panama Canal, crossing the major Lago de Nicaragua, one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in the region.