Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Shipping Lines, Union Blame Each Other for West Coast Port Congestion

Tension over prolonged labor talks between maritime shippers and the union representing 20,000 West Coast dockworkers has erupted in public as the two sides blamed each other for escalating cargo congestion at the two busiest U.S. container ports.

November 12, 2014
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Friday, November 7, 2014
Maritime News

Worker Slowdown at Nation’s Busiest Port Prompts Plea to Obama

U.S. retailers appealed to President Barack Obama to intervene in contract negotiations between West Coast dockworkers and maritime companies after a work slowdown spread to the nation’s largest container hub ahead of the holiday shopping season.

November 7, 2014
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Thursday, November 6, 2014
Maritime News

Dockworker Slowdown Hits Already Congested Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Pacific Coast dockworkers negotiating a new labor agreement have expanded a work slowdown to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the largest shipping complex in the U.S., management said.

November 6, 2014
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Monday, October 27, 2014
Maritime News

Los Angeles Delays Hit Sales as No. 1 U.S. Port Suffers

After years of ending the holiday shopping season with too much merchandise stacked in their warehouses, U.S. retailers face the opposite this year: They may not have enough.

October 27, 2014
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

‘Stubborn’ Wharf Fire Closes Container Terminals at Port of Los Angeles -UPDATE 2

Update 2: The wharf fire at the Port of Los Angeles has been extinguished after more than 32 hours of active firefighting, the port said Wednesday. All terminals are now open,...

September 23, 2014
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