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.
09 May 2013
International Longshore and Warehouse Union sympathizers attempted to block a grain vessel from being loaded this week at an export terminal in Kalama, Wash., making this the third incident in recent weeks in an ongoing feud between the ILWU and grain companies in the Pacific Northwest.
07 May 2013
Tay Yoshitani, CEO of the Port of Seattle, has promoted Kurt Beckett to the role of deputy CEO.
06 May 2013
Contract disagreements between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and grain terminals in the Pacific Northwest accelerated over the weekend as Columbia Grain in Portland became the second facility where management locked out union workers.
03 May 2013
A total of six charges have been filed to the National Labor Relations Board by union dockworkers and United Grain Corp. at the Port of Vancouver, The Columbian reports.
26 Apr 2013
Longshoremen in the Pacific Northwest are intensifying their efforts to draw attention to the plight of International Longshore and Warehouse Union members that have been locked out of a grain elevator in Vancouver, Wash., since Feb. 27.
25 Apr 2013
Washington’s ports led the U.S. West Coast in container volume growth in 2012, according to the recently-released Pacific Maritime Association annual report.
24 Apr 2013
The Port of Seattle reported container volume fell 30.1 percent in March compared with the same month in the previous year, and decreased 19.4 percent year-over-year from January to March...
19 Apr 2013
The Port of Tacoma’s container volume in the first three months of 2013 rose 37 percent year-over-year to 469,233 20-foot-equivalent units.
16 Apr 2013
IAG Cargo will offer additional freight capacity on three new passenger flights between London and Seattle, beginning Oct. 27, 2013.
15 Apr 2013
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has revamped its Pacific Southwest Express, PSX, service deployment to provide additional port coverage at Kobe, Japan.