Monday, February 23, 2015

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
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Saturday, February 21, 2015

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
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West Coast Ports Employers, Dockworkers Reach Tentative Five-Year Contract Deal

West Coast dockworkers and their employers ended their nine-month standoff with a five-year contract deal, averting a shutdown of 29 ports that could have cost

February 21, 2015
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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
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

U.S. West Coast Ports Reopen As Labor Secretary Joins Talks – Update

A partial shutdown of 29 U.S. West Coast ports stretched into a third day on Monday ahead of the U.S. labor secretary's scheduled arrival in San

February 17, 2015
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Sunday, February 15, 2015

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
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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

February 11, 2015
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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Maritime News

West Coast Port Talks Hit Snag -Source

Shipping companies and terminal operators for 29 U.S. West Coast ports appeared to have hit a snag on Wednesday in protracted labor negotiations with the

February 4, 2015
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Night Operations Cut at California Ports

Negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 ports on the U.S. West Coast on Tuesday said they would no longer assign crews to load and unload

January 14, 2015
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Monday, December 15, 2014

Slow Progress in U.S. West Coast Port Talks

The union for 20,000 dockworkers and a group of their employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports say they are making slow but steady progress in months-long

December 15, 2014
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Opens Vacant Pier to Combat Congestion

The Port of Long Beach is set to open a vacant pier to store empty containers amid unprecedented congestion at the nation's second busiest container port.

November 25, 2014
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Monday, November 17, 2014
Maritime News

NYK Ship Loses Containers in Offloading Mishap

The U.S. Coast Guard and local fire department personnel were called late Saturday to enforce a safety zone for containers that fell in the water from the MV

November 17, 2014
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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

November 14, 2014
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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

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

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

November 6, 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.

October 31, 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

October 27, 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

October 7, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014

West Coast Port Strike Appears Unlikely, Panel Hears

Negotiations on a new labor contract for 20,000 dockworkers at West Coast ports will probably conclude without a labor disruption, a shipping consultant said

September 22, 2014
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