Dock workers in Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey walked off the job yesterday to protest plans by Del Monte Fresh Produce Co. to move its operations [to Gloucester Terminal], which would result in a loss of union jobs.
Both the Gloucester City terminal and the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal are operated by Astro Holdings, [...]
The luxury ship Crystal Symphony has more than a dozen calls scheduled in San Francisco as it travels between Los Angeles and Vancouver, B.C. in 2011.
Next year’s calendar already has 57 ships planning to dock in San Francisco, port officials say. That would be a 39 percent increase from this year. … The [...]
The cranes remain still at the New York Container Terminal in the Howland Hook area of Staten Island. Click on the image to read the full article in the Staten Island Advance
Longshoremen remain on strike at ports in New York and New Jersey despite a judge ordering them back to work. [...]
Containerization may have cut the number of longshoremen on the waterfront, but union dockworkers issued a stinging reminder of their importance to the shipping trade with a wildcat strike Tuesday that shut down the Port of New York and New Jersey.
Towering shipping cranes loomed motionless above idled container ships at the Port Newark/Elizabeth Marine [...]
TWO small west coast Canadian cities are vying to become key players for China’s North American logistic needs.
Over the past few years under the Asia Pacific Gateway and Corridor program, a US$2.8 billion initiative launched in 2006 involving the participation of the Canadian federal government, as well as those at the provincial and municipal [...]
The president of the Port of San Diego announced Friday that he is stepping down.
Charles Wurster, who has served as the port’s president and chief executive officer since January 2009, didn’t cite a reason for his departure. A spokesman for the port could not be reached to give Wurster’s departure date.
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