ILWU members were a prominent part of the Port’s 150th Anniversary celebrations held during the month of April.
Locals 10, 34, 75, and the IBU sponsored the ILWU 1934 and 1948 educational [...]
Mayor Edwin M. Lee has nominated William (Willie) E. Adams, International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) International Secretary-Treasurer and current San Francisco Film Commissioner, to the Port Commission.
“The San Francisco Port is a vital engine in our City’s economic health, and now with the exciting transformation along our iconic [...]
No one is saying definitively yet what gave the Port of Tacoma the edge over the Port of Seattle in the contest to win the business of three container shipping lines, but Port of Tacoma officials say it wasn’t just money.
Port spokeswoman Tara Mattina said Friday that Tacoma’s port has several advantages over its [...]
A third-party proposal to shut down terminals on December 12 has not been vetted by union’s democratic process
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 22, 2011) — In response to recent third-party announcements that community activists will attempt to shut down various West Coast marine terminals on December 12, 2011, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) [...]
The US Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is providing $19.4 million in new grants for improving rail infrastructure, with much of the cash to be spent on freight projects.
The grants are going to several US cities and states to replace, relocate and improve segments of primarily freight track, through the Rail Line Relocation and Improvement [...]
The Port of San Francisco recently welcomed the M/V Star Hansa, carrying wind turbine components for San Leandro, California-based Halus Power Systems.
Halus imported wind tower sections, blades, nacelles, hubs and other parts for three complete wind turbines, which were purchased from a windfarm in Germany.
A California lawmaker’s bill to increase the pay of pilots who navigate massive cargo ships through San Francisco Bay’s intricate shipping channels drew attention Tuesday to the handsome incomes earned by these little-known mariners.
A state Senate committee heard debate about a proposal sponsored by [...]
After struggling unsuccessfully for years to establish one cruise terminal on the waterfront, San Francisco might wind up with two.
If The City is chosen to host the America’s Cup regatta in 2013, officials hope to use some of the development dollars to build a new airportlike cruise terminal at Pier 27, at the bottom [...]
California enjoyed its best ever October for exports, according to an international trade report released Friday.
In October, the Golden State shipped abroad $12.91 billion in goods, which in inflation-adjusted terms is more than any other October, said Jock O’Connell, international trade adviser for Beacon Economics, which releases a monthly report on California’s international trade [...]
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