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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

Port of Long Beach Channel Deepening Reaches Major Milestone

Long Beach channel deepening project. Image by Port of Long Beach.

Dredging of the Main Channel and a key turning basin for ships in the Port of Long Beach has been completed, marking a major milestone in an ongoing $40 million project by the Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve […]

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Legal Reckoning Ahead For EGT Dispute

Published Oct. 3: If the lawsuit is not heard until next April, EGT will have to continue to fill the facility with grain and begin exporting the grain to Asia. That will entail a good deal of risk as well as costly security efforts.

Furthermore, the ILWU in the past has been able to call […]

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Maritime Leaders Demand Congress Release Funds for Ports and Jobs

Last week, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsome joined maritime leaders at the Port of Oakland “to call on Congress to release funds collected from Californialeaders of the ILWU and the PMA joined elected officials at the Port of Oakland to support California Senate Joint Resolution 15, jointly authored by state Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Sen. […]

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STX Pan Ocean raises stake in joint venture firm

STX Pan Ocean pumped in $3m to increase its stake in a joint venture firm STX Brazil Maritima. Upon completion of the investment, STX Pan Ocean’s percentage of equity in STX Brazil Maritima will increase to 94.6% from 84.4%.

“The additional investment is to strengthen the capital base of the joint venture company and to […]

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STX Pan Ocean raises stake in joint venture firm

STX Pan Ocean pumped in $3m to increase its stake in a joint venture firm STX Brazil Maritima. Upon completion of the investment, STX Pan Ocean’s percentage of equity in STX Brazil Maritima will increase to 94.6% from 84.4%.

“The additional investment is to strengthen the capital base of the joint venture company and to […]

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