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.
Port of Portland (Ore.)
18 Apr 2013
Oregon’s Port of Portland container traffic totaled 16,917 20-foot-equivalent units in March, an increase of 12 percent from March 2012 and 2 percent from February.
03 Apr 2013
General Manager of Marine Business Development Sebastian Degens talks about the Port of Portland’s labor and contract challenges of the past year, including Occupy Portland and ILWU union negotiations. Diverse cargo has led to top volumes in the last few years in auto and bulk, and the TPM sponsor has new land expansion under way.
28 Feb 2013
Canada’s West Coast container ports saw robust growth in 2012 while for the most part their U.S. counterparts stagnated or declined, according to analysis of each port’s published data. The result is that Canada’s share of total West Coast volumes is growing.
15 Feb 2013
The Portland Port Commission approved a $3.7 million partial rent rebate program to reimburse terminal operator ICTSI Ore
05 Feb 2013
Container volumes at West Coast ports increased 4 percent in December, but 2012 overall was a lackluster year as the total of import and export containers increased only 2 percent from 2011.
17 Jan 2013
Port of Portland, Ore., reported total tonnage in 2012 through the port was 12.4 million tons, down 7.7 percent from 13.4 million tons in 2011.
26 Nov 2012
Negotiators representing the Port of Portland and International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 28 reached a tentative contract agreement over the weekend, averting a strike by 25 security guards.
19 Nov 2012
The Port of Portland, Ore., is in the eye of a storm that could result in job actions from three different labor disputes shutting down some or all of its marine terminals.
15 Nov 2012
Contract talks between the Port of Portland and security guards at its container terminal that began this summer will reenter mediation on Nov. 16...
04 Oct 2012
Container volumes at West Coast ports inched up in August, with imports increasing slightly and exports decreasing a bit.
17 Sep 2012
Hamburg Sud will stop providing chassis as part of its service to the ports of Portland, Seattle and Tacoma on Nov. 1.