From BBC News:
A new lane is being built to allow ships [...]
The Port of Tacoma is sending condolences to China’s Port of Tianjin, a sister port since 1993.
Fifty or more people died in a massive explosion late Wednesday night at a Tianjin freight logistics center where chemicals were stored.
Sister port relationships are more a recognition of a good relationship between the ports, and do [...]
Click the image above to see cell phone footage of explosions at Port of Tainjin. If the video doesn’t start, click here
From the New York Times:
Enormous fiery explosions thundered through a warehouse storing hazardous goods in China’s northeast port city of Tianjin late Wednesday, the police and state news media [...]
Excerpts from Oregon Public Broadcasting:
In Washington’s Vancouver region, there is arguably no issue more hotly felt than the proposed Tesoro-Savage oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver. The port commission has been criticized for approving a lease to the company in 2013 without what many opponents felt was a proper public process.
The controversy [...]
From an article titled ‘Contract truck drivers strike indefinitely against Pacific 9 Transportation in Los Angeles’ at CBS Local:
Port truck drivers went on strike Tuesday to improve conditions for themselves, their families and all drivers.
At 6 a.m., Pacific 9 Transportation (Pac 9) drivers displayed their intention to strike indefinitely at the company’s yard [...]
The latest delay in a detailed government review of Tesoro’s proposed $210M Port of Vancouver railport project in Washington state means a final decision will be pushed into 2016, Reuters reports, citing a state council’s published schedule.
The 360K bbl/day Vancouver Energy USA project would be the biggest in the U.S., moving domestic and Canadian [...]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 22, 2015) – West Coast Longshore workers have overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement reached in February with employers represented by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) voted 82% in favor of approving the new 5-year agreement that will expire [...]
In a May 20 article titled ‘Petitions filed to recall Vancouver port commissioners Oliver, Wolfe,’ the Columbian’s Aaron Corvin follows an excellent investigative series that includes the following excerpts:
In recall documents filed Tuesday, Vancouver resident Christopher Clifford accuses Port of Vancouver commissioners Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe of malfeasance, misfeasance and violation of the [...]
It’s anybody’s guess as to whether Vancouver will become home to the nation’s largest rail-to-marine oil-transfer terminal.
But an analyst with RBC Capital Markets, a global banking company, thinks the project proposed by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies at the Port of Vancouver has less than a 50 percent of being approved.
The May 8 [...]
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