Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle

Port of Los Angeles.
23 Oct 2018
“This is the reality today. We must focus on service levels to make sure terminals are fluid,” Steve Balaski, senior business development manager for containers at the Northwest Seaport Alliance of Seattle and Tacoma, told the recent Western Cargo Conference of freight forwarders and customs brokers.
A BNSF train travels near the Port of Long Beach.
28 Sep 2018
By improving connectivity in the harbor through more on-dock rail, smoother hand-offs from the vessel to rail, and more timely and accurate data flow, West Coast ports will offer shippers a more attractive package for shipping discretionary cargo through their gateways to the eastern half of the United States, Los Angeles and Long Beach port executives agree.
Port of Los Angeles.
17 Sep 2018
As the US chassis sector evolves, no one method of operation fits all ports/regions, but one appears to offer truckers an advantage.
Port of Los Angeles.
31 Aug 2018
The key to the top-tier ports’ dominant share of Asian imports is that ocean carriers have chosen the four gateways as the first call inbound on their services from Asia. And that ensures that retailers and other large importers receive what they value most.
Port of Seattle.
22 Aug 2018
Western Washington members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 302, are engaged in a contract dispute with a construction industry employer performing general construction work throughout the region.
Port of Prince Rupert.
23 Jul 2018
The Northwest Seaport Alliance argues the market share loss is due to cheaper intermodal rail rates, but Prince Rupert says that is not the case — that two other factors are driving its value proposition.
Port of Los Angeles.
23 Jul 2018
The two candidates standing for election appear to have identified the correct formula concerning two leadership factors.
The Port of Los Angeles.
31 Mar 2018
West Coast ports have taken the lead in breaking down the barriers to information sharing by establishing information portals that will allow all port users to access the shipment data they need in a secure environment. This development promises to accelerate productivity.
Port of Los Angeles.
09 Feb 2018
After a substantial gain in 2017, retailers are forecasting another increase in US container import volume in 2018, as container lines and beneficial cargo owners prepare for annual trans-Pacific rate and service contract negotiations.
Seattle drayage truck
06 Feb 2018
Northwest Seaport Alliance reahes compromise deal with owner-operators.
Washington, Oregon ports in a race for non-containerized shipments
21 Jan 2018
In an up-and-down market for breakbulk shipments, Pacific Northwest ports have seen strong volumes in several categories.
20 Sep 2017
The awards recognized achievements on opposite ends of the coast.
29 Aug 2017
US exporters using West Coast ports are paying extra to work around shorter delivery windows.
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?
03 Aug 2017
Seattle-Tacoma resurrecting successful extended-gate program for peak season.
02 Aug 2017
Washington State’s two senators asked in August 2011 for a study of potential cargo diversions after hearing their states’ ports might be losing business to Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
28 Jul 2017
The subject of a contract extension was first raised in March 2015 at the JOC’s annual TPM Conference.
20 Jul 2017
Pacific Northwest ports believe the true competitive edge will come from faster cargo velocity at the terminals.
29 Jun 2017
Maersk Line says it is close to bringing its operations back to normal after a massive cyberattack.
17 Jun 2017
SSA Marine the past two weeks has been opening its Terminal 18 in Seattle an hour early each day and is keeping its gates open through lunch and coffee breaks.
07 Jun 2017
The Seattle-Tacoma alliance will purchase an additional four cranes to enable its ports to better handle mega-ships.
31 May 2017
Truck turn times at Seattle’s largest container terminal ranged from one hour to as much as one day.
19 May 2017
Although the harbor drayage community has known about the clean-truck mandate since 2008, only 46 percent of the trucks that pick up and deliver containers in Seattle and Tacoma are compliant.
17 May 2017
Nearly half of the fastest-growing North American ports were outside the United States.
09 May 2017
Disruption from the new carrier alliances just now being felt at West Coast ports and could begin as early as next week on the East Coast.
01 May 2017
Extending the ILWU contract into 2022 would guarantee BCOs labor peace on the West Coast for the next five years.
25 Apr 2017
Seattle-Tacoma focuses on efficient terminal operations to provide their edge in competition with Vancouver and Prince Rupert for market share.
17 Apr 2017
Prologis says first US port-adjacent, multi-story distribution facility in Seattle could be followed by others in major port cities.
02 Feb 2017
Seattle port director resigns without a reason given.
01 Feb 2017
The deal includes all of Hanjin’s equity interests and shareholder loans in Total Terminals International.
19 Jan 2017
Hyundai Merchant Marine announced Thursday that it will buy a share of a company part-owned by Hanjin Shipping that operates terminals in Seattle and Long Beach
18 Jan 2017
A New Jersey judge allows Hanjin Shipping to sell its share of a company that operates terminals in Seattle and Long Beach
14 Jan 2017
Creditors worried they won’t be properly compensated with the sale proceeds.
13 Jan 2017
Northwest Seaport Alliance receives guarantee it said it needed to withdraw its objection to sale of former Hanjin terminal in Seattle.
06 Jan 2017
Port of Seattle wants MSC to post a bond guarantee before being allowed to purchase Terminal 46.
21 Dec 2016
A court in Seoul approved the sale of Hanjin Shipping’s stake in US port operator Total Terminals International to Mediterranean Shipping Co.