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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, South Korea sign sister port pact

Port of Long Beach officials have signed a sister port agreement with the world’s fifth-busiest seaport, South Korea’s Busan Port Authority, the Long Beach port announced Tuesday.

While the pact is not legally binding, there is the potential for more trade opportunities with South Korea, Long Beach’s third-biggest trading partner overall, said spokesman Art Wong.

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Federal Judge Cites ILWU for Contempt of Court

Locked-out ILWU members and supporters have taken their message to the water. Union members have been locked out by Japanese corporations Marubeni and Mitsui. Photo by ILWU Local 4

Excerpts from the Journal of Commerce:

A federal judge has found the International Longshore and Warehouse Union in civil contempt of court for ignoring an […]

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