Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Ports

A Rarity Among U.S. Ports, Seattle Still Has Room for More Ships

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The trade gateways in the U.S. Pacific Northwest that handle the flow of containers, cars and commodities are standing out for their calm relative to the...

February 17, 2021
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Thursday, October 17, 2019
port of seattle
Maritime News

Port of Seattle Teams with WeWork to Launch Maritime Startup Accelerator

The Port of Seattle has teamed up coworking firm WeWork to launch Washington State’s first maritime startup accelerator to help budding maritime companies innovate and grow.  The accelerator aims to...

October 17, 2019
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Monday, February 29, 2016
News

SPOTD: Record-Breaking CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin Arrives in Seattle

The largest containership to ever dock in the United States made its inaugural visit to the port of Seattle on Monday, arriving at the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s Terminal 18. The...

February 29, 2016
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Regulator Approves Alliance Between Ports of Seattle and Tacoma

  The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has voted to unanimously to allow an alliance between the ports of Tacoma and Seattle that is to become effective as scheduled on Thursday,...

July 23, 2015
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Saturday, May 16, 2015
Offshore

Seattle Protesters Gear Up To Fight Shell

Hundreds of activists, many in boats and kayaks, were gearing up on Saturday to protest plans to store two Royal Dutch Shell drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront before the oil giant resumes Arctic oil exploration this summer.

May 16, 2015
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Monday, May 4, 2015
News

Seattle Mayor Tackles Shell’s Arctic Plans

Royal Dutch Shell's quest to return to Arctic drilling for the first time in three years could face delays after Seattle ruled that the city's port must apply for a permit for the company to use it as a hub for drilling rigs.

May 4, 2015
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Monday, March 9, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Containership Detained in Seattle

The U.S. Coast Guard has detained an MOL containership in Seattle over multiple significant violations discovered during port state control inspections.

March 9, 2015
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Maritime News

Environmental Groups Sue Port of Seattle Over Shell’s Arctic Oil Fleet

A coalition of environmental groups sued the Port of Seattle on Monday to stop the lease of a terminal to Royal Dutch Shell Plc's Arctic oil drilling fleet, arguing a proper environmental review was never conducted, court records showed.

March 3, 2015
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Friday, November 14, 2014
News

West Coast Port Labor Talks Intensify After Worker Slowdowns

Bargaining on a new contract for West Coast longshoremen has intensified after dockworkers who handle a majority of the nation’s cargo began selective slowdowns ahead of the holiday season.

November 14, 2014
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Monday, November 3, 2014
Maritime News

Pacific Shippers Say Dockworker Slowdown Hits Seattle, Tacoma

Pacific Coast dockworkers negotiating a new labor agreement have begun a work slowdown in Seattle and Tacoma, management said, in the first large job action since their contract expired in July.

November 3, 2014
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Friday, October 31, 2014
News

BNSF Shale Focus Blunts Puget Sound Ports’ Comeback Bid

Seattle and Tacoma are being stymied in their push to regain market share from Canada as railcars destined for the harbors sit idle on tracks across the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

October 31, 2014
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Maritime News

Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Team Up to Compete With Canadian Gateways

By Peter Robison and Christopher Donville Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) — The ports of Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, said they will unify management of marine cargo terminals amid heightened competition from...

October 7, 2014
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