The International Longshore and Warehouse Union late Monday, Aug. 11, reached a tentative agreement with grain terminals in the Pacific Northwest, potentially ending two years of lockouts, picketing and interruptions in U.S. grain exports.
07 Jul 2014
West Coast ports will spend the coming year in much the same way they spent the past year: preparing for big ships operated by big carrier alliances.
02 Jul 2014
Old Dominion Freight Line has opened two container drayage facilities in Front Royal, Virginia, and Portland, Oregon, in response to customer demand.
01 Jul 2014
Waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union did not reach a contract agreement by 5 p.m. today, as expected, but both sides indicated that there will be no cargo-handling disruption at U.S. West Coast ports while negotiations continue.
30 Jun 2014
With the deadline for negotiating a West Coast dockworker contract at hand, the executive director of the Port of Oakland urged both sides to reach a successful conclusion for the good of all West Coast ports.
27 Jun 2014
Retailers are making new pleas for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association to agree on a contract and avoid a West Coast port shutdown after the ILWU-PMA contract expires next week.
11 Jun 2014
The trade community is looking to the negotiations in San Francisco to see if an agreement will be reached without disruptions at West Coast ports.
09 Jun 2014
The Port of Portland today is all about growth.
09 Jun 2014
05 Jun 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association say contract negotiations are continuing without interruption.
04 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is clarifying rules pertaining to congestion surcharges planned by trans-Pacific carriers in the event of U.S. West Coast work stoppages.