KXRO reports the increased export activity created more than one hundred FTE longshore jobs for handling the cargo.
Port of Grays Harbor Commissioner, Jack Thompson, and Executive Director, Gary Nelson were in Minnesota to receive Minnesota Soybean’s 2012 International Marketing Committee Partner of the Year Award.
Minnesota Soybean, which represents more than 25,000 soybean farmers [...]
The AGP groundbreaking at the Port of Grays Harbor included ILWU Local 24 officials.
At its low point, traffic to the port amounted to just eight ship calls for the year, recalled Gary Nelson, the port’s executive director.
“We gave some serious thought about just closing down,” he said. “It was expensive to maintain [...]
Made in the USA, Grays Harbor County to be specific. That describes the baled pulp being loaded aboard the MV Apalis Arrow at the Port of Grays Harbor Terminal 4. Over 6,000 metric tons of baled pulp destined for Shanghai and Quingdao, China were being loaded by ILWU Local 24 longshore workers. This marked the [...]
Port of Grays Harbor
The Port of Grays Harbor, just a few years ago a sleepy commercial backwater in international trade, reported Monday that exports surged last year by 85 percent over 2009.
New exports of soybean meal, distillers dried grains, autos and logs raised port volumes to more than 1.5 million metric tons [...]
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray looked out the van window at warehouses and storage tanks while Port of Grays Harbor officials showed off new businesses and shipping traffic Wednesday afternoon. The Port Executive Director pointed out rows of Chrysler vehicles, loads of export-ready logs and heavy machinery ready for shipment to Asia. He motioned to construction [...]
Billy Swor and Jeff Jewell, leaders of ILWU Local 24, were featured in a lengthy article in Aberdeen, Washington's daily newspaper.
With increased vessel traffic at the Port of Grays Harbor, ILWU Local 24 president Jeff Jewell and the rest of the union leadership have been navigating the mixed blessing of balancing more jobs [...]
Port of Grays Harbor, WA
The Pasha Group, which specializes in transporting and processing new cars for manufacturers, announced a new deal Wednesday to direct as many as 25,000 Chrysler vehicles through Washington’s Grays Harbor via rail from Detroit next year for shipment to Asia and Australia. The first vessel is scheduled for Jan. [...]