Hapag-Lloyd Pulls Out of Portland, Sinking Port’s Container Business

Hapag-Lloyd has confirmed that it has in fact terminated its service at the Port of Portland's 'Terminal 6' container terminal, sinking nearly all of what little remained of the port's container business following Hanjin's exit last month. Hapag-Lloyd officially notified the port on Tuesday that its vessels will no longer be calling at Portland after days of speculation and … [Read more...]

Hanjin Pulls Out of Portland

South Korea-based Hanjin Shipping Co. has confirmed plans to cease calling at the Port of Portland. According to Oregon Live, terminal operator ICTSI Oregon confirmed Tuesday that it had been notified by Hanjin of its intentions to withdraw all container operations from Portland. The last Hanjin vessel to call at the port is expected March 9th, the report said. Although … [Read more...]

Nation’s Largest Floating Drydock Arrives In Portland – Photos

The soon-to-be largest floating drydock in the United States made its way up the Willamette River and into Portland on Monday aboard the Blue Marlin. The drydock, known as the Vigorous, is destined for Vigor Industrial's Portland shipyard. Fully assemble, the drydock will measure a whopping 960-feet - more than three times the height of the Statue of Liberty - and will have … [Read more...]