A.P. Moller-Maersk terminal operating unit wins court battle over $1 billion Moin Container Terminal
APM Terminals said construction of a container terminal in Costa Rica will start on schedule in 2013 after a court rejected a bid by unions to block the $1 billion project.
The Atlantic Port Authority union, representing dockworkers, and the National [...]
CHS grain elevator exposion at Tracy MN
The explosion happened in one of the legs of the elevator, [CHS General Manager Todd Reif] said. A leg is a structure that lifts grain to the top of the elevator.
The August 5 blast injured two people – a CHS employee and an independent truck driver. [...]
From today’s Journal of Commerce:
Negotiations for a new International Longshoremen’s Association contract covering dockworkers at East and Gulf Coast ports broke down suddenly Wednesday, ILA spokesman James McNamara said.
McNamara said ILA President Harold Daggett broke off talks after USMX presented a “take-it-or-leave-it” proposal and said management would not discuss continuing negotiations unless the [...]
Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) inquiry over whether Canada had unfairly attracted cargo from US ports, because it imposed no equivalent taxes, found the Canadians blameless while at the same time, saying their port operators still posed a threat to US cargo.
“The commission study has found no legal or regulatory impediment to the use of [...]
Piers 19 and 23 in San Francisco
China’s Vantone Holdings Co. is in talks to transform San Francisco’s vacant Pier 19 into space for Chinese companies seeking to do business in the United States, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Talks between Vantone and San Francisco to develop Pier 19 are preliminary, [...]