U.S. ports are under increasing pressure to modernize their facilities to handle larger vessels and keep their existing infrastructure up to par. Fortunately, for some ports, Uncle Sam is giving them a boost via Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.
Port of Seattle
Port of Seattle
03 Apr 2014
Container volumes at North American West Coast ports declined in February as factories in Asia closed for the Chinese New Year celebration.
11 Mar 2014
The ports of Seattle and Tacoma can each gather information on their operations, facilities and rates, and share the data with the other after the Federal Maritime Commission unanimously approved the discussion agreement last week.
27 Feb 2014
The ports of Seattle and Tacoma saw year-over-year drops in container volumes in January, while the Port of Virginia recorded a 5.4 percent gain...
04 Feb 2014
Container volumes moving through West Coast ports in 2013 increased 2 percent compared to 2012. Loaded import containers also increased 2 percent, as did loaded export containers, according to numbers posted on the website of the Pacific Maritime Association.
25 Jan 2014
Combined container volume at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma fell 7.6 percent in December from a year earlier to 278,163 TEUs, continuing a slide that began in February.
20 Jan 2014
Responding to intense competitive pressures in the maritime industry, the ports of Seattle and Tacoma today filed a discussion agreement with the Federal Maritime Commission that would allow them to gather and share information on operations, facilities and rates.
15 Jan 2014
Pacific International Lines will start calling at the Port of Seattle in February.
06 Jan 2014
U.S. West Coast ports have arrived at a “crossroads” in 2014, according to the head of the Pacific Maritime Association.
03 Jan 2014
West Coast employers in 2014 are bracing for what could be the most frustrating contract negotiations they’ve had with the powerful International Longshore and Warehouse Union in decades.
02 Jan 2014
Containerized exports from West Coast ports surged 15 percent year-over-year in November, and imports increased 12 percent...
23 Dec 2013
Combined container volume at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma fell 4.3 percent in November from a year earlier to 274,016 20-foot-equivalent units...