Friday, February 19, 2021

Commercial Fishing Vessel Burning at Tacoma, Washington Pier

A fire continues to burn on board a 225-foot fishing vessel docked at the Port of Tacoma in Washington as multiple agencies including the Coast Guard continue to respond to...

February 19, 2021
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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Maritime News

Bahamas-Flagged Bulk Carrier Detained in Tacoma Over Safety Issues

  A Bahamas-flagged bulk carrier remains in the Port of Tacoma after U.S. Coast Guard Port State Control inspectors found multiple safety deficiencies. A Port State Control exam team from...

September 29, 2015
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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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Friday, November 14, 2014

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

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
Total Views: 6

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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