In an up-and-down market for breakbulk shipments, Pacific Northwest ports have seen strong volumes in several categories.
Port of Portland (Ore.)
08 Jan 2018
New ocean and rail services mark the return of the Port of Portland, Oregon, to regular container handling.
13 Nov 2017
“It’s a first step, but a critical first step.”
08 Nov 2017
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union-International Container Terminal Services, Inc. saga began in 2012.
10 Aug 2017
Will the vote be remembered as a narrow, ultimately inconsequential act, or a turning point premised on a message to the union leadership that something needs to change?
09 Aug 2017
Vehicle shipments through the Port of Portland continue to rise at double-digit clip.
28 Jul 2017
The subject of a contract extension was first raised in March 2015 at the JOC’s annual TPM Conference.
27 Jul 2017
Portland will have a better idea of the types of container business it can attract back to the port by year-end.
20 Jul 2017
Pacific Northwest ports believe the true competitive edge will come from faster cargo velocity at the terminals.
06 Jun 2017
Portland has been without weekly container services since 2015.
01 May 2017
Extending the ILWU contract into 2022 would guarantee BCOs labor peace on the West Coast for the next five years.
28 Feb 2017
The Port of Portland on Monday took its first step toward restoring container service.
02 Nov 2016
Discussions between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association about a possible extension of the West Coast waterfront contract apparently ended on a positive note.
01 Nov 2016
Negotiators for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association on Tuesday opened two days of talks on a possible extension of their coastwide contract.
11 Aug 2016
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Thursday gave a huge boost to beneficial cargo owners looking for long-term labor stability.
30 Jul 2016
Ports in the U.S. and Canadian Pacific Northwest are planning feverishly for the larger cargo surges they know will occur in the coming years from big ships operated by powerful carrier alliances.
28 Jul 2016
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union will call delegates to San Francisco to consider a vote on early contract talks.
02 Jun 2016
Containerized imports and exports moving through West Coast ports declined in April on a year-over-year basis.
24 May 2016
The operator of Portland’s only container terminal is confident that liner services will once again call at Oregon’s only container port.
19 May 2016
It is unclear if the container trade has a future in Portland.