A standoff continues between Baltimore port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over a local contract covering non-containerized breakbulk and automobile shipments.
Port of Baltimore
18 Oct 2013
Striking Baltimore longshoremen resumed working Friday on containers and roll-on, roll-off cargo covered by a coastwide master contract while arbitration proceedings continued, a management official said.
18 Oct 2013
Striking longshoremen continued to shutter the Port of Baltimore for a third day on Friday.
17 Oct 2013
A longshoremen’s union local and employer representatives plan to meet with an arbitrator on Oct. 18 to try to resolve a strike that idled public docks at the Port of Baltimore for a second day today.
17 Oct 2013
A longshoremen’s strike that has idled the Port of Baltimore continued into its second day today.
16 Oct 2013
The Port of Baltimore was closed today when International Longshoremen’s Association members went on strike following a breakdown in protracted contract negotiations with the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore.
04 Oct 2013
A U.S. Department of Agriculture laboratory has confirmed that 27 egg masses of Asian gypsy moths were discovered on a freighter in Baltimore, and again during the ship’s transit to Brunswick, Ga.
13 Sep 2013
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
11 Sep 2013
Former International Longshoremen’s Association President Richard P. Hughes Jr. died today at the age of 79 in Baltimore, Md.
23 Aug 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association reports progress on ILA local agreements in Virginia and Baltimore that remain unsettled four months after ratification of a coastwide master contract for East and Gulf Coast ports.
20 Aug 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett and other ILA officials met with employer representatives Tuesday in an effort to reach agreement on a local contract covering about 1,650 dockworkers in the Port of Virginia.