Thousands of workers brought Panama to a standstill on Tuesday as part of a national 24-hour strike to demand “justice for the poor,” [...]
The Northwest Seaport Alliance of Seattle and Tacoma recorded modest growth in container volume in October, but it was sufficient to push the ports’ year-to-date performance into positive territory.
Seattle and Tacoma now report their cargo volumes under the newly-formed Northwest Seaport Alliance. The alliance in October reported that total international container volume, including loaded [...]
From the Los Angeles Times:
A coalition of environmentalists, community groups and Long Beach officials is seeking a court order to halt construction of a controversial $500-million Port of Los Angeles rail yard that they claim will increase pollution in surrounding low-income, minority communities.
During hearings Monday and Tuesday, attorneys representing the group asked Contra [...]
The San Francisco Port Commission executed a new 20-year lease agreement with BAE Systems for maritime ship repair that will sustain San Francisco’s 150-year tradition of shipbuilding and repair. The agreement includes a provision that could extend shipyard operations through 2045.
BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair currently leases the port’s Pier 70 shipyard and [...]
Lineage Logistics, a temperature-controlled warehouse and logistics firm, has broken ground on an expansion of its cold distribution facility in Tacoma, Wash.
The expansion plan calls for the addition of 20,000 pallet positions of frozen warehouse capacity, bringing the company’s total capacity in the Pacific Northwest to more than 93 million cubic feet of temperature-controlled [...]
The Los Angeles Boat of Harbour Commission has approved three grants from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totalling US$1.8m.
The grant will be used to support the Port of Los Angeles’ police security and operations integration initiatives, alongside increasing cyber security infrastructure.
Jill Taylor, homeland security manager at the [...]
From an ICTSI news release:
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has launched a mobile application that allows customers of the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) to monitor their containers in real-time while on the go.
Available for iOS and Android users, the MICT mobile app is designed to deliver information right at the port [...]
From the Wall Street Journal:
The nation’s largest container port saw falling imports in October, joining other West Coast ports in reporting a weak end to what is usually the peak season for shipping volumes.
The Port of Los Angeles handled 358,602 containers loaded with imported goods last month, a decline of 3.3% from the [...]
Port of Oakland news release:
Talks have begun to develop the next phase of a 170-acre Seaport Logistics Complex at the Port of Oakland. Port Commissioners gave the go-ahead last night, authorizing exclusive negotiations between the Port and industrial real estate developer CenterPoint Properties.
The Port and developer were given six months to reach agreement [...]
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