The Journal of Commerce has North Carolina ports as 16th for imports and 18th among exports. The report shows export volumes at NC’s ports increased 47.2 percent over the fiscal year (2008-2009), while import volumes increased 26.3 percent over the same period.
Independent Container Line, Ltd. And Maersk began service at the Port of [...]
Longshoremen at Montreal’s port have accepted a new contract that was worked out earlier this month. The Canadian Union of Public Employees says a strong majority of the 850 longshoremen voted in favour of the four year deal Thursday.
The contract provides wage increases of 1.5 per cent to 2.5 per cent. The 900 longshoremen [...]
A city charter amendment that would change how the Port of Long Beach transfers funding to the city’s Tidelands Fund will be placed on the Nov. 2 ballot, allowing voters to have the ultimate say on the matter.
The city council’s decision to place the matter in residents’ hands came during a heated Aug. 4 [...]
The reportedly illegal reclamation at Isla Puting Bato.
The City Council of Manila led by Vice Mayor Isko Moreno was reportedly fuming mad over the alleged “illegal” reclamation of ICTSI, which denied conducting the activity despite photos plastered in various newspapers showing an aerial view of the once breakwater situated alongside Isla Puting Bato [...]