The Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, June 28 approved a $716 million budget for the Port of Long Beach that continues to invest aggressively on environmental and capital improvement projects while keeping operating costs in check.
The fiscal year 2011 budget represents a 19 percent reduction from the previous year. It includes $474 million for development [...]
In the past, Port of Tacoma officials’ energy was targeted toward high-dollar container development. … Now, with orders from the Port of Tacoma Commission to right its financial ship, port officials are looking back to less troubled times and less glamorous business.
Last fall, the port leased about 16 acres of the 26-acre log export [...]
The contract covering about 950 office clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach expires at midnight Wednesday, and it does not appear that an agreement will be reached by the deadline.
“I’m not optimistic at all about reaching an agreement by June 30,” said John Fageaux, president of the Office Clerical [...]
With the newly deepened 43-foot Columbia River channel, local ports and shippers are gearing up to take full advantage of the opportunity to enhance the Northwest’s important role as an international trade gateway.
Dave Hunt, executive director of the Columbia River Channel Coalition
At the Port of Longview, new tenant EGT Development LLC is [...]