Port of Baltimore

11 Apr 2014
A standoff continues between Baltimore port employers and the International Longshoremen’s Association over a local contract covering non-containerized breakbulk and automobile shipments.
02 Apr 2014
A smartphone application that allows truckers to confirm container availability, vessel schedules and other information i
Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
26 Mar 2014
The volume of all containers handled by U.S. and Canadian East Coast ports in the fourth quarter of 2013 increased by 4.4 percent year-over-year to 4.2 million 20-foot-equivalent units, according to port-published data collected by the JOC.
21 Feb 2014
Some port drayage companies in the Port of New York and New Jersey have begun imposing congestion surcharges following weeks of delays at container terminals.
12 Feb 2014
An International Longshoremen’s Association local in Baltimore voted down a proposed local contract for autos and breakbulk cargo after a top official from ILA headquarters urged members to reject the employers’ proposal.
03 Feb 2014
Prospects for East Coast ports are brightening, especially on the export side, as the global economic recovery fuels demand for everything from automobiles to grain and forest products. But a number of variables could disrupt the ports’ projections, on the upside and the downside.
29 Jan 2014
A federal arbitrator has ordered an International Longshoremen’s Association local in Baltimore to pay ocean carriers $3.8 million for an October strike that violated a no-strike clause in the ILA’s coastwide master contract.
Seagirt Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore.
02 Dec 2013
Hoffberger Holdings has plans to expand its distribution center at the Port of Baltimore.
Cranes at the Port of Oakland
20 Nov 2013
Container volumes handled by U.S. West Coast ports grew more than three times faster than those at East Coast ports in the first eight months of the year, as lingering effects of last year’s labor negotiations and computer problems at one of the biggest terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey dragged down overall throughput growth.
21 Oct 2013
An arbitrator’s ruling that forced striking Baltimore longshoremen back to work on containers and roll-on, roll-off cargo has implications for other East and Gulf Coast ports still negotiating local issues not covered by a coastwide master contract.
18 Oct 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association workers agreed Friday to return to work for 90 days while negotiators work on a local contract that triggered a three-day strike this week at the Port of Baltimore.
18 Oct 2013
An arbitrator ruled Friday that an International Longshoremen’s Association local in Baltimore violated a no-strike clause in a coastwide master contract covering work on containers and roll-on, roll-off cargo.

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