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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Canadian Ports Offer Little Relief from U.S. West Coast Gridlock

The gridlock at U.S. West Coast ports is unlikely to be alleviated by routing cargoes through Canada, whose Pacific ports face their own

December 16, 2014
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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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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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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Maritime News

Canadian Ports Win as Boxships Divert on U.S. Labor Concerns

Prince Rupert, a remote port luring tourists with the slogan “Where Canada’s Wilderness Begins,” may want to consider a new motto: “Asia’s Gateway to

August 27, 2014
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Maritime News

Canada Ports Win as Container Ships Divert on Labor Concern

Traffic at Canada's Port of Prince Rupert soared 49 percent in July from a year earlier as container ships try to avoid delays from a possible strike by U.S.

August 27, 2014
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