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gCaptain’s full coverage of contract negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) covering U.S. West Coast ports.


Monday, October 2, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind container cranes at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson/File Photo
Ports

Dockworkers’ Union ILWU Files for Chapter 11 Amid Decade-Long Legal Battle

Oct 1 (Reuters) – The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) representing U.S. dockworkers has filed for a chapter 11 bankruptcy

October 2, 2023
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Monday, September 11, 2023
The shipping ports of Los Angeles (top left) and Long Beach are seen from the window of a commercial aircraft over Long Beach, California, U.S. March 13, 2023. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
Ports

West Coast Container Ports Regain Some Market Share with Labor Situation Resolved

U.S. container import volumes increased slightly in August compared to the previous month, consistent pre-pandemic peak-season patterns, according to Descartes

September 11, 2023
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Thursday, August 31, 2023
A worker on a container crane at the Port of Los Angeles
Ports

West Coast Dockworkers Approve New 6-Year Labor Contract

Dockworkers on the U.S. West Coast have voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement reached in June with port employers represented by the Pacific Maritime

August 31, 2023
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Thursday, June 15, 2023
aerial view of the ports of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

Nation’s Supply Chain Threat Diminishes With West Coast Port Deal

By Laura Curtis and Jordan Fabian (Bloomberg) — Workers and employers announced a tentative agreement on a new six-year contract that will cover

June 15, 2023
Total Views: 1146

Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

Tentative Deal Reached in West Coast Labor Negotiations

The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union have announced a tentative agreement in West Coat labor negotiations,

June 15, 2023
Total Views: 4515

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Containership berthed at the Port of Los Angeles
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Keeping a Close Eye on Labor Talks as Cargo Volumes Gain for a Third Month

Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased for the third consecutive month in May but continue to track below pre-pandemic numbers amid protracted West

June 13, 2023
Total Views: 2057

FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are seen at the container terminal of the port of Oakland, California, U.S., October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo
Shipping

Acting U.S. Labor Chief in California to Urge West Coast Port Labor Deal

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Julie Su is in California to meet with West Coast ports unions

June 13, 2023
Total Views: 1532

Monday, June 12, 2023
West Coast War of Words: PMA and ILWU Trade Blows in Labor Dispute
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West Coast War of Words: PMA and ILWU Trade Blows in Labor Dispute

After more than a year of negotiations, a heated exchange has erupted between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse

June 12, 2023
Total Views: 4586

Saturday, June 10, 2023
port of seattle
Ports

Port of Seattle Halts Operations Amidst ILWU-PMA Clash

June 10 (Reuters) – The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), which represents terminal operators, said in a tweet

June 10, 2023
Total Views: 6958

Friday, June 9, 2023
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Calls for Mediator in West Coast Port Labor Negotiations
Ports

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Calls for Mediator in West Coast Port Labor Negotiations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is calling on President Biden to intervene in the ongoing labor negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and

June 9, 2023
Total Views: 5996

Thursday, June 8, 2023
San Pedro Ports Prepare to Manage Ship Traffic as Labor Disrupts Cargo
Shipping

San Pedro Ports Prepare to Manage Ship Traffic as Labor Disrupts Cargo

(Bloomberg) — Most container ships through the biggest import gateway in the US face delays as labor-related disruptions widen on the West Coast and

June 8, 2023
Total Views: 2380

panama canal lng record
Shipping

Panama Canal Drought Seen Sending Transpacific Container Rates North

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Transpacific spot rates from Asia are set to spike as a consequence of industrial action at US west coast ports and

June 8, 2023
Total Views: 3824

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Containership berthed at the Port of Los Angeles
Shipping

West Coast Ports See Extended Disruption as Labor Talks Drag On

(Bloomberg) — The biggest shipping gateways on the US West Coast are enduring the longest labor-related disruptions since 2015 as talks between port

June 7, 2023
Total Views: 1088

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Ports

West Coast Port Disruptions to Extend to Tuesday

By Laura Curtis and Jordan Fabian (Bloomberg) — Intermittent disruptions at several key US West Coast ports are set to stretch into their fifth day

June 6, 2023
Total Views: 3595

Monday, June 5, 2023
Containership berthed at the Port of Los Angeles
Ports

Pressure Builds for White House to Mediate West Coast Port Labor Dispute

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, June 5 (Reuters) – Groups representing major retailers and manufacturers urged the White

June 5, 2023
Total Views: 2647

The shipping ports of Los Angeles (top left) and Long Beach are seen from the window of a commercial aircraft over Long Beach, California, U.S. March 13, 2023. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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Retailers Call on Biden Administration to Intervene in Strained West Coast Port Labor Talks

The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, released a statement on Monday urging the Biden Administration to intervene

June 5, 2023
Total Views: 1188

Sunday, June 4, 2023
West Coast Port Terminal To Close Monday As Disruptions Persist
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West Coast Port Terminal To Close Monday As Disruptions Persist

By Alicia Diaz and Laura Curtis Jun 4, 2023 (Bloomberg) –At least one terminal at the Port of Long Beach will be shut on Monday, seeming to extend

June 4, 2023
Total Views: 6657

Friday, June 2, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind container cranes at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson/File Photo
Ports

Tensions Boil Over In West Coast Labor Talks

The International Longshore Workers’ Union’s local union in Southern California has issued a statement today slamming the actions of foreign ocean

June 2, 2023
Total Views: 9124

Saturday, May 13, 2023
White House Port Envoy Optimistic For West Coast Labor Deal
Ports

White House Port Envoy Optimistic For West Coast Labor Deal

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) A tentative agreement covering longshore workers at the largest US ports is within reach after a year of negotiations between the

May 13, 2023
Total Views: 1467

Thursday, April 20, 2023
ILWU Announces Tentative Agreement on ‘Key Issues’ in Ongoing Negotiations; PMA Says ‘Several’ Issues Still Unresolved
Ports

ILWU Announces Tentative Agreement on ‘Key Issues’ in Ongoing Negotiations; PMA Says ‘Several’ Issues Still Unresolved

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) on Thursday morning announced a tentative agreement with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) on

April 20, 2023
Total Views: 6638
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