Juneau Longshoremen Larry Englund, Francisco Velasco and Daniel Churchill haul in the tag and heaving lines, attached to one of the ship’s heavy mainlines. Capital City Weekly photo.
The following is an excerpt of a lengthy article published in Alaska this week.
Though the work can be arduous, and the hours long, both Iver Nore [...]
Star-Bulletin archives from November 2006 show the news that pulled the rug out from under hundreds of ILWU workers who had believed repeated assurances from Del Monte that their jobs were secure until 2008.
The Hawaii Supreme Court affirmed an Intermediate Court of Appeals ruling in favor of former workers of Del Monte Fresh Produce [...]
The Greenfield project, which commenced construction in November 2011, includes a 2.2-million-bushel, upright concrete grain elevator, a 42,000-ton dry fertilizer facility and a 1.5-mile loop track large enough to accommodate 125 cars. The Dakota Southern Railroad, which will service the shuttle facility, was recently upgraded to handle unit trains. Photo by Gavilon.
Gavilon’s new grain [...]
The Port of Virginia has just begun receiving cargo diverted from the Port of New York/New Jersey as a result of the damage caused to that critical Northeast port by Hurricane Sandy.
Port leaders do not have a projection on the amount of cargo that could be diverted to Virginia, but on Tuesday they began [...]