The ports of Seattle and Tacoma’s combined container volume in October was 285,161 20-foot-equivalent units, declining 9.9 percent from 316,371 TEUs in October 2012.
10 Jul 2013
Westwood Shipping Lines has entered the refrigerated container cargo market with the launch of its new fortnightly reefer service connecting the U.S. Pacific Northwest...
09 Jul 2013
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district judge’s order that two locals of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union pay damages to the National Labor Relations Board and an employer in connection with union picketing that turned violent at the Port of Longview, Wash., Metropolitan News-Enterprise reports.
19 Jun 2013
The Port of Tacoma reported its container volume in May was 758,071 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 31 percent year-over-year.
18 Jun 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has begun the first phase of a truck cargo pre-inspection pilot at the Pacific Highway crossing in Blaine, Wash., adjacent to Surrey, British Columbia.
17 Jun 2013
The Port of Seattle has selected Panattoni Development Co. to develop the Des Moines Creek Business Park.
12 Jun 2013
The Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma in Washington, along with British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver, have set collective goals to reduce diesel emissions by 75 percent per ton of cargo by 2015 and by 80 percent by 2020.
05 Jun 2013
International Longshore and Warehouse Union grain workers who have been locked out of the United Grain terminal in Vancouver, Wash., since Feb. 27 brought their fight north this week by gaining the support of ILWU Canada workers in Prince Rupert.
24 May 2013
A truck carrying an oversized load hit a bridge on Interstate 5 near Mount Vernon, Wash., yesterday, causing part of the span to collapse and fall into the Skagit River about 50 feet below, Fox News reports.
23 May 2013
The Port of Tacoma in Washington reported container volume from January to April was 617,076 20-foot-equivalent units, up 35 percent year-over-year.
20 May 2013
Canada’s West Coast container ports stayed level in the first quarter of 2013 with the robust growth they experienced last year. When compared with the first quarter of 2012, Canadian ports saw a higher throughput volume in the first quarter of 2013, but a slight dip in West Coast traffic market share.