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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.


Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Labor Unrest Disrupts Supply Chains From Sea to Sky
Shipping

Labor Unrest Disrupts Supply Chains From Sea to Sky

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Each wave of supply shock to hit the global economy during the pandemic seems to produce a different scapegoat.

July 6, 2022
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Friday, July 1, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

No Deal in West Coast Port Labor Negotiations as Deadline Passes

Negotiaions for a new labor contract for more than 22,000 dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports have failed to reach a new agreement by today’s deadline,

July 1, 2022
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Thursday, June 30, 2022
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

Key U.S. Ports Brace for Expiration of Dockworker Union Contract

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — A labor contract for 22,000 US West Coast dockworkers is on the verge of expiring, opening the door to strikes,

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 2238

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Marty Walsh and Gene Seroka
Ports

US Labor Secretary Is “Confident” About Port Union Talks Despite July 1st Deadline

Speaking with Jonathan Ferro on “Bloomberg The Open,” Walsh also said he is “confident” about the West Coast ports’ labor-contract

June 29, 2022
Total Views: 882

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Stacked containers are shown as ships unload their cargo at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Shipping

Clogged Warehouses And Rail Delays Signal New Supply Chain Woes

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) Public attention has waned two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains, giving the impression that everything

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 3294

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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

West Coast Ports Strike Unlikely Even If No Labor Deal By July Deadline

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Employers and the union representing more than 22,000 dockworkers at 30 US ports on the West Coast are unlikely to

June 14, 2022
Total Views: 634

Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

West Coast Ports’ Seek to Avert Cargo Chaos During Labor Talks

By Augusta Saraiva and Josh Eidelson (Bloomberg) — As the US’s largest ports in California moved record amounts of cargo amid pandemic-induced

May 25, 2022
Total Views: 1973

Monday, May 23, 2022
port of long beach
Ports

Long Beach Port Chief Doesn’t See Labor Deal by July 1 Deadline

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the US’s second-busiest port doesn’t see talks over new labor contracts for 22,000 dockworkers at 29

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 2595

Friday, May 13, 2022
Port of Long Beach Continues Record-Setting Streak and Warns of Cargo Surge When China Reopens
Ports

Port of Long Beach Continues Record-Setting Streak and Warns of Cargo Surge When China Reopens

The Port of Long Beach set another new single-month record in April as the port continues to clear marine terminals of cargo ahead an expected new wave of

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 3275

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

U.S. Importers Turn to Prayer and Washington as West Coast Port Labor Talks Kick Off

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – For more than two years, Isaac Larian has used every available tool to overcome global supply-chain

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 1359

Monday, May 9, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach. photo REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Ports

Employers, Dockworkers Aim to Keep Cargo Moving During Labor Negotiations

Negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between employers and dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports are scheduled to kick off Tuesday ahead of

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2599

Saturday, May 7, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach. photo REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Ports

West Coast Dockworkers, Firms Vow to Avoid Upheaval Amid Contract Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) –Labor negotiations at 29 West Coast ports are set to start next week with both sides saying they want to avoid further

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 1317

Monday, May 2, 2022
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

West Coast Port Employers Laud Automation Ahead of Labor Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Employers at West Coast ports at the center of the U.S. supply-chain crisis released a study extolling the benefits

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 2947

Wednesday, April 13, 2022
West Coast Ports Will Get Labor Deal, Union Boss Says 
Ports

West Coast Ports Will Get Labor Deal, Union Boss Says 

By Laura Curtis and Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — Dockworkers at the U.S.’s West Coast ports and their employers will likely reach an agreement

April 13, 2022
Total Views: 1787

Thursday, March 31, 2022
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

West Coast Port Labor Talks Set for May Ahead of July Expiry

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Talks to hammer out a new labor contract for West Coast dockworkers will start May 12 ahead of the current

March 31, 2022
Total Views: 853

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
U.S. Labor Secretary Will Watch West Coast Ports’ Contract Talks ‘Very Closely’
Ports

U.S. Labor Secretary Will Watch West Coast Ports’ Contract Talks ‘Very Closely’

By Josh Eidelson (Bloomberg) — U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said he’ll be closely watching West Coast dockworkers’ contract talks in coming

March 29, 2022
Total Views: 1327

Saturday, March 26, 2022
Negotiations To Start Next Month In High Stakes Labor Talks At West Coast Ports
Ports

Negotiations To Start Next Month In High Stakes Labor Talks At West Coast Ports

By Laura Curtis, Mar 26, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he expects labor talks to be resolved without significant disruption to

March 26, 2022
Total Views: 1904

Tuesday, February 22, 2022
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

Narrow Window to Clear Congested Southern California Ports Hinges on Demand Waning

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — The bottlenecked ports in Los Angeles face a narrow window between now and midyear to clear container backlogs before

February 22, 2022
Total Views: 1065

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
US Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom
Ports

US Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. labor secretary on Tuesday met with unions and employers at the nation’s busiest port

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 2002

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Shipping

Winter Weather, West Coast Port Labor Talks Pose Wild Cards for Shipping -Hapag Lloyd

FRANKFURT, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The shipping industry may face unexpected risks from labour negotiations in western U.S. ports and winter weather

November 18, 2021
Total Views: 3835
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