After struggling all year with cargo diversion due to labor problems, West Coast ports in November finally turned the corner, registering gains in all categories of container throughput.
Port of Portland (Ore.)
09 Dec 2015
The revolutionary arbitration system contained in the new West Coast waterfront contract should significantly reduce the number of dockworker challenges involving technology and automation and will help to foster port growth in the coming years, the president of the Pacific Maritime Association said Tuesday.
04 Dec 2015
The National Labor Relations Board Thursday affirmed the decision of an NLRB administrative law judge that International Longshore and Warehouse Local 8 in Portland engaged in coercive actions against terminal operator ICTSI during a 10-month period beginning in September 2012.
03 Nov 2015
West Coast ports in September suffered a drop in container volume as well as import market share, but it is too early to determine if this is the beginning of a trend or just a one-month anomaly for ports that appeared to be recovering from the loss of business earlier in the year.
02 Oct 2015
The National Labor Relations Board determined that International Longshore and Warehouse Union Locals 8 and 40 in Portland violated federal laws prohibiting secondary boycotts by engaging in work stoppages and slowdowns, and on Wednesday ordered the ILWU to cease and desist from those activities.
21 Jul 2015
Port of Portland Executive Director Bill Wyatt is recuperating in a Portland hospital after a recent motorcycle accident while on vacation in Oregon.
21 Apr 2015
The Port of Portland, Oregon, is doing its best to keep containerized cargo moving up and down the Columbia River, even if it means encouraging freight to move to Seattle and Tacoma until the port can attract new liner services.
17 Apr 2015
The almost complete cessation of liner services at the Port of Portland will add significantly to inland transportation costs incurred by exporters of agricultural and forest products in Oregon and Idaho, the executive director of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition said Thursday.
17 Apr 2015
The most damaging aspect of the exodus of two major container lines from the Port of Portland, Oregon, last month was the loss of more than 650 trade and transportation jobs in Oregon, the port’s executive director says.
08 Apr 2015
Hapag-Lloyd notified its Pacific Northwest customers on Tuesday that it has ended its service to Portland because of “schedule integrity” problems.
06 Apr 2015
In a development that could foreshadow the end of container-handling at the Port of Portland, Oregon, Hapag-Lloyd’s service to the Pacific Northwest port has come into question — the carrier has no calls listed in the coming weeks at the port.
15 Mar 2015
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union local in Portland, Oregon, was ordered to pay $60,000 in damage