ILWU Local 4's president and hundreds of other union members and community supporters have risen up to support Local 21's fight to maintain jurisdiction at the Port of Longview, WA. July 11 photo showing 100 longshore workers inside EGT's gate from the Daily News.
The biggest labor dispute in Washington state — spawning one [...]
Prescott Grain Mill along the shoreline of the St. Lawrence River.
The latest statistics from the St. Lawrence Seaway show that grain shipments are up more than 20 percent as the marine highway benefits from international demand for American and Canadian wheat.
Year-to-date grain shipments from March 22 to June 30 totaled 2.6 million [...]
[ENGLISH SUMMARY: Shipping agents at Callao, Peru, are the latest in a line of parties expressing dissatisfaction over the concession of Muelle Norte the north dock, to APM Terminals. Officials say that just 10 days after APM took over operations, the docks are chaotic, slow, seeing ships leave before being fully discharged, and increased costs. [...]
Google map showing Longview, WA.
Hundreds of union dock workers crowded onto railroad tracks to block a mile-long train from delivering grain to the EGT terminal to the Port of Longview early Thursday morning.
The 107-car train was rerouted to Vancouver following the standoff, which prompted Burlington Northern Santa Fe to indefinitely suspend train [...]
Fog in Qingdao. CMA CGM said the surcharge would be removed “once the operational situation in the port of Qingdao has been normalised”.
From Friday, the deepsea carrier will implement a surcharge of US$125 per teu on all shipments from the fog-affected Chinese port of Qingdao to North Europe, including the UK, Baltic countries [...]
Portek operates and manages ports in Indonesia, Algeria, Malta, Gabon and Rwanda.
Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co said on Wednesday it had an agreement to acquire majority control of Singapore’s Portek International after launching a S$221 million ($180 million) bid for the port operator.
Portek operates and manages ports in Indonesia, Algeria, Malta, [...]