Seaports

By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 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).
By Patrick Burnson · 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.
By Patrick Burnson · September 9, 2014
Rumors of labor strikes and other supply chain disruptions are inspiring logistics executives to look toward the Eastern Seaboard. While West Coast ports remain dominant, JLL’s sixth annual Seaport Outlook shows rapid growth and demand for space by the nation’s ports on the East Coast.
By Patrick Burnson · September 9, 2014
Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the country at above-average levels this month but volume will drop from the record set in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.


By Patrick Burnson · September 3, 2014
The Port of Seattle’s search for a new leader appears to be at end as its commission named Ted J. Fick to take over as CEO late last week.
By Patrick Burnson · July 25, 2014
The saga continues, as the PMA and ILWU plan to resume their contract negotiations on Monday, August 4, in San Francisco
By Patrick Burnson · July 10, 2014
At issue in Southern California is what truckers maintain are unfair labor practices — being treated as independent contractors rather than employees.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2014
Pacific Northwest trucker's action creates new layer of complexity
By Patrick Burnson · July 2, 2014
Shippers have been assured that negotiations for a new labor contract covering nearly 20,000 dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports will continue to move forward.
By Patrick Burnson · June 26, 2014
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition’s 26th annual meeting convenes in San Francisco today, as shippers confront a whole host of new challenges.
By Patrick Burnson · June 16, 2014
“Powerful global and national trends that are out of your (and our) control are beginning to determine how much import and export cargo will flow through West Coast ports,” says AgTC.
By Patrick Burnson · June 9, 2014
Actions taken by two of DHS’ component agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as well as other federal agencies, to address cybersecurity in the maritime port environment have been limited.
By Patrick Burnson · June 5, 2014
Port of Oakland Director of Maritime John C. Driscoll has now been at his post for nearly a year. In this exclusive two-part interview, he shares some of the lessons he’s learned so far, and relates his vision for the future.
<p>Gene Seroka, top executive at American Presidents Lines</p> By Patrick Burnson · May 29, 2014
Gene Seroka, a top executive at American Presidents Lines has been tapped to take over as executive director of the Port of Los Angeles
By Patrick Burnson · April 21, 2014
When the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) convenes for its annual conference in Chicago next week, they’ll be visiting the nation’s largest inland port.

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