Port of Tacoma

Port of Tacoma

05 Jun 2015
In what is potentially the most extensive port collaboration effort to date in the U.S, harbor commissioners from Seattle and Tacoma voted Friday to submit their final agreement on the Northwest Seaport Alliance for Federal Maritime Commission approval.
14 Jan 2015
The potential impact of a U.S. West Coast port lockout on intermodal service - should it come to that - varies by expert but analysts agree that the railroads will act fast and decisively if it does occur.
09 Jan 2015
A Washington state-based timber company said it will lay off an unspecified number of workers at its Longview liquid packaging site because the labor dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association has hampered its ability to ship certain products.
06 Jan 2015
A new stage of contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association launched today as the negotiations moved under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
06 Jan 2015
Cargo diversion from U.S. West Coast ports due to congestion and alleged work slowdowns by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union took a toll last year.
05 Jan 2015
BNSF Railway today stopped taking international intermodal shipments headed to U.S. West Coast ports from inland interchange points, citing terminal operators’ reduction of longshore labor and in anticipation of “further slowdowns” and congestion.
19 Dec 2014
Strong monthly volume growth at the Port of Tacoma came to an abrupt halt in November, when the port, plagued by labor productivity issues, saw international container volumes plummet 14.1 percent year-over-year, new port statistics show.
Global Gateway South, Port of Los Angeles, APL
09 Dec 2014
The continuing congestion and delays affecting West Coast ports are reaching the point where it may leave the type of lasting negative impression that followed the 10-day work stoppage in 2002.
08 Dec 2014
CenterPoint Properties plans to expand its Pacific Northwest footprint beyond the nearly $50 million it recently spent on two properties adjacent to the Port of Seattle.
05 Dec 2014
A $9 million rehabilitation of the Port of Tacoma's main road will replace over 1.4 miles of the port’s main drive this spring, aimed at smoothing the port’s traffic patterns and boosting safety.
05 Dec 2014
The heads of the two largest U.S. ports said it is time for President Obama to pressure the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association to end the contract impasse that is crippling West Coast ports and is threatening the nation’s economy.
02 Dec 2014
Meanwhile, West Coast ports continued to whittle away at the backlog of vessels and containers that had accumulated over the Thanksgiving weekend.