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...
Port of Tacoma
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.
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...
16 Dec 2013
The ports of Seattle; Tacoma, Wash.; and Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, have decided to extend the 2007 Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy partnership through 2020...
04 Dec 2013
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.
03 Dec 2013
One of the major headaches U.S. ports encounter in managing container trade flows is the imbalance in demand for loaded imports and exports. Ports handling more loaded imports than exports wind up with a lot of empties sitting around, taking up precious container yard space. Ports that focus on exports may have to scramble to find enough empties to load.
25 Nov 2013
The ports of Seattle and Tacoma’s combined container volume in October was 285,161 20-foot-equivalent units, declining 9.9 percent from 316,371 TEUs in October 2012.