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Port of Longview busiest it’s been in at least 30 years; EGT sees best year so far

The Port of Longview, Wash., is the busiest it’s been in at least 30 years.

The Daily News of Longview said the port announced Wednesday that 8.3 million tons of cargo moved through its docks in 2016, thanks to shipments from the Export Grain Terminal (EGT).

The terminal moved 6.6 million tons of grain last […]

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Port of Seattle CEO resigns after $4.7 million payout called unlawful

From ‘Port of Seattle unlawfully gifted $4.7 million in public funds to hundreds of employees’ at Q13:

The Port of Seattle unlawfully gifted $4.7 million in public funds to 642 Port employees last year, the draft findings of a State Auditor’s investigation allege.

The news comes as the Port of Seattle CEO Ted Fick announced […]

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