The Department of Defense is increasingly shipping war supplies on commercial lines.
Maersk Line, a unit of Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, has won a contract worth up to $2.1 billion for international shipping of U.S. military cargo, the Defense Department said on Monday.
American President Lines Ltd, part of Singapore-based Neptune Orient Lines Group, won [...]
As ports prepare for a modest spike in cargo volumes during the peak shipping season, ocean carriers, marine terminals, railroads and equipment providers appear to be flush with capacity. So why do harbor truckers fear ports on both coasts will be congested this fall?
Truckers are concerned that deteriorating terminal productivity, aggravated by equipment dislocations [...]
The ongoing political squabble over a proposed Sodo arena is threatening to derail a hard-fought agreement over an Eastside rails-to-trails project.
The Port of Seattle Commission voted 3-2 to delay the last piece of the deal: transferring 13 miles of an old BNSF Railway corridor to King County. Commissioners cited “issues of trust” with the [...]
Unions have agreed to an 11th hour meeting to ensure that one of Australia’s biggest ports will not come to a grinding halt through a week of strike action.
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), the Maritime Officers Union and Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers planned to strike at 7pm (AEST) on Friday [...]
From News Lincoln County:
Don Mann, during a recent Port of Newport Commissioners meeting, that he is retiring effective in January. Mann, who has logged over ten years at the helm of the port, will retire with a rather impressive record of public service in guiding the port in its acquisition of the NOAA fleet [...]