Container traffic at West Coast ports declined 3 percent in October compared to the same month last year. Imports were down 4 percent and exports dropped 2 percent.
Port of Seattle
25 Apr 2013
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.
24 Apr 2013
The Port of Seattle reported container volume fell 30.1 percent in March compared with the same month in the previous year, and decreased 19.4 percent year-over-year from January to March...
10 Apr 2013
The Port of Seattle and its container terminal operating tenants have launched a radio frequency identification tag program in support of the port’s Clean Truck Initiative.
08 Apr 2013
International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 19 has requested Washington’s King County Superior Court to accelerate its appeal of the ruling that Seattle and King County did not violate the...
05 Apr 2013
The Port of Seattle has joined Green Marine, a voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America.
27 Mar 2013
After review applicants, the Port of Seattle’s commission today announced the finalists for a vacancy created by Rob Holland’s resignation.
26 Mar 2013
The American Association of Port Authorities’ board of directors has elected Tay Yoshitani, CEO of the Port of Seattle, as chairman.
14 Mar 2013
The president of the Seattle Port Commission said the commissioners voted themselves a hefty pay raise on Tuesday so they will be better able to carry out their mission, which is to develop trade and manufacturing and “grow economic opportunity” for King County.
13 Mar 2013
The Port of Seattle reported net operating income in 2012 was more than $223 million, which is 8 percent higher than budgeted and 3.7 percent higher than 2011’s operating profit.
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 Seattle Port Commission Thursday voted to oppose a bill before the Washington State Legislature that would require th