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Horizon to continue calling on Port of Tacoma

Horizon Lines ship at the Port of Tacoma

Horizon Lines, a shipping company that serves Alaska and Hawaii, will continue using the Port of Tacoma for another six years. The carrier’s lease with terminal operator APM Terminals North America was set to expire in December. And at a time when shipping terminal operators are […]


Los Angeles committee OK’s plan to install air filters in schools near port

Children attending schools in San Pedro and Wilmington may soon breathe a little easier under a $6 million plan tentatively approved Wednesday by a Los Angeles City Council committee. At least 50 private and public schools will be fitted with air filters over the next five years to protect students from pollution spewed at the […]