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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Ports

West Coast Ports Strike Is Unlikely Even If No Deal Is Reached by July

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) Employers and the union representing more than 22,000 dockworkers at 30 US ports on the West Coast are unlikely to reach a wage

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 1159

Friday, May 27, 2022
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News

Does Mafia Control The Port Authority Of New York, New Jersey?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) During the Second World War a massive amount of money and materials flowed through New York harbor providing victory for Europe but

May 27, 2022
Total Views: 4950

Monday, March 7, 2022
Shipping

Dock Workers and Shipping Lines Widen Boycott of Russian Trade

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) — Dock workers around the world are pushing to widen bans on Russian ships from their ports, moves that would potentially

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 1423

Friday, January 28, 2022
Ports

January COVID Cases Among U.S. West Coast Longshore Workers Top 2021 Total

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — About 1,700 dockworkers at West Coast ports have tested positive for Covid-19 in January, stretching capacity at the

January 28, 2022
Total Views: 1172

Monday, November 1, 2021
Ports

West Coast Ports Face 2022 Labor Clash Amid Snarls

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — With a near-record 75 container ships waiting outside the U.S.’s largest port complex in southern

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 2056

Friday, October 23, 2020
Maritime News

New Zealand Stevedoring Company Agrees to Industry-First ‘Enforceable Undertaking’ After Near-Fatal Accident

One of New Zealand’s biggest stevedoring companies will pay $425,000 plus financial compensation to the victim after a near-fatal incident involving one

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 91

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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Interesting

Port of Long Beach Crane Operators Set New Single-Shift Cargo Record

A pair of crane operators at the Port of Long Beach on the U.S. West Coast have set a new productivity record for moving the most cargo using a

June 13, 2018
Total Views: 219

Friday, July 28, 2017
News

U.S. West Coast Dockworkers Ratify Contract Extension with Shippers

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, July 28 (Reuters) – Dockworkers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washington are expected to ratify a three-year

July 28, 2017
Total Views: 18

Friday, January 29, 2016
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Maritime News

Port of New York and New Jersey Terminals Shut After Longshoremen Walk Off Job

By Joseph Ax and Daniel Bases NEW YORK, Jan 29 (Reuters) – New York and New Jersey’s cargo terminals shut down on Friday after more than a thousand

January 29, 2016
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Maritime News

Rotterdam Dockworkers Plan Strikes

AMSTERDAM, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Container workers at the Port of Rotterdam have voted to hold a series of 24-hour strikes in December and January in

November 24, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, May 28, 2015
News

Dockworkers End Two-Day Strike at Israel’s Busiest Ports – UPDATE

Striking Israeli dockworkers defied a court order on Thursday and shut down the country's two main seaports for a second day in protest at the creation of two

May 28, 2015
Total Views: 3

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Maritime News

Standoff Over – West Coast Dockworkers Approve Five-Year Pact

West Coast dockworkers approved a five-year contract with shippers and port operators, formally ending a months-long stalemate that almost paralyzed cargo

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 10

Friday, April 3, 2015
News

West Coast Ports Labor Deal Wins Dockworkers Union Approval

A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that

April 3, 2015
Total Views: 4

Friday, March 20, 2015
Maritime News

Port of Auckland Fined Over Stevedore’s Fall from Maersk Containership

New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL) has been fined NZD$55,000 (US$41,000) and ordered to pay NZD$25,000 in reparation to a stevedore who was

March 20, 2015
Total Views: 24

Thursday, March 12, 2015
News

Oakland Port Terminal Stalls in Labor Dispute After Settlement

The Port of Oakland, the fourth-busiest container port on the West Coast, partially shut down in a dispute between dockworkers and management, more than two

March 12, 2015
Total Views: 14

Monday, February 23, 2015
News

West Coast Ports Revive as Dockworkers Take on Two-Month Backlog

Ports are coming back to life along the U.S. West Coast after dockworkers resolved a nine-month labor standoff, though the cargo backlog from ships waiting

February 23, 2015
Total Views: 4

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Ports

West Coast Ports Deal a Relief for Trans-Pacific Trade

The dispute had reverberated throughout the U.S. economy, extending to agriculture, manufacturing, retail and

February 21, 2015
Total Views: 50

Friday, February 20, 2015
News

West Coast Port Talks Said to Intensify as Labor Secretary Raises Pressure

Negotiators in the nine-month standoff at U.S. West Coast ports are ratcheting up discussions as Labor Secretary Tom Perez seeks to move talks to Washington if

February 20, 2015
Total Views: 1

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Maritime News

Crisis Brews (Again) on the West Coast Docks: What’s Going On?

The West Coast ports of the U.S. are headed for paralysis as a contract dispute between management and unionized dockworkers spills onto the docks from San

February 19, 2015
Total Views: 2

Sunday, February 15, 2015
News

U.S. Labor Secretary Sent to West Coast to Push Port Deal

President Barack Obama is sending U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez to California to help resolve a labor dispute at West Coast ports that account for almost half

February 15, 2015
Total Views: 18