Maersk Line-related stories dominated on JOC.com this past week. The No. 1 container carrier again made news with more 2M developments, plans for new ship orders and comments from its CEO.
Pacific Maritime Association
Pacific Maritime Association
20 Sep 2014
Issues at the Los Angeles-Long Beach were on JOC.com readers’ minds this week, along with mega-alliances and growth in the trucking industry.
19 Sep 2014
Having reached a tentative agreement Aug. 26 on the crucial issue of medical benefits, negotiators for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association have spent the past month discussing operational issues at marine terminals.
06 Sep 2014
Three container lines that have yet to declare their allegiance to an east-west alliance — CMA CGM, United Arab Shipping Co. and China Shipping Container Line — will soon announce...
02 Sep 2014
Total container traffic at U.S. West Coast ports declined 2 percent in July compared with the same month last year, confirming the predictions that importers and exporters would divert some of their cargo to Canadian and U.S. East Coast ports due to longshore contract negotiations on the West Coast.
Weekly wrap-up: ILWU ratifies deal with PNW grain handlers, reaches tentative agreement on health benefits with PMA
30 Aug 2014
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with grain handlers in the Pacific Northwest, ending a two-year battle between the two parties.
27 Aug 2014
The agreement reached late Tuesday pertaining to health care was the latest and clearest indication that the 2014 West Coast longshore labor negotiations are playing out in a way no one expected: They are peaceful.
26 Aug 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association released a joint statement on Tuesday saying they have come together on at least one topic, and a highly contentious one at that: health benefits.
25 Aug 2014
Retailers are growing anxious over the continuing lack of a U.S. West Coast longshore labor agreement.
16 Aug 2014
Diversions related to the ongoing negotiations on the U.S. West Coast between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continue to have an impact elsewhere.
05 Aug 2014
West Coast container volumes are up noticeably compared to last year.
Weekly wrap-up for Aug. 2, 2014: Vancouver penalties cutting truck turn times; congestion worsens at North European ports
02 Aug 2014
Port Metro Vancouver’s penalty system for terminals is cutting truck turn times and drawing attention from other North American ports struggling with drayage challenges. And congestion seen earlier this year at Rotterdam has continued, prompting diversions and surcharges, and the congestion is spreading to other ports in the North Europe range.