A port executive said, “The object is ultimately to have a web based system wherein operators do not have to come to the port for anything.”
Another aspect that has proved a boon is the Security & Surveillance System being installed in [...]
Denver City Councilman Paul Lopez met a delegation of ILA supporters outside in 28-degree weather recently and stated, “It’s a cold day and a cold night but this is an action of solidarity. We are here because what Del Monte is doing is undermining the fundamental pillars of the work force in America. They are [...]
When Fresh Del Monte Produce moved its port operations from Camden, N.J., to Gloucester, N.J., it said goodbye to a 22-year relationship with Longshoremen (ILA) Local 1291 and left 200 workers without a job. In Gloucester, they hired members of an independent union and now pay cheaper wages and provide few, if any, benefits.
Cowlitz County commissioners unanimously approved permits for a new coal export terminal in Longview, Wash., Tuesday morning.
The 3-0 vote increases chances that the first major coal shipments from the U.S. West Coast will depart from the banks of the Columbia River.
Millennium Bulk Logistics, a subsidiary of Australia’s Ambre Energy, wants to build the [...]
Cowlitz County commissioners will vote at 10 a.m. Tuesday on whether to approve a shoreline permit for an Australia-based company to build a coal export facility at the former Reynolds aluminum site.
Millennium Bulk Logistics, a subsidiary of Australian coal giant Ambre Energy, is seeking to export about 5 million tons of coal annually to [...]
After four hours of testimony Tuesday, Cowlitz County commissioners delayed a decision [until next Tuesday] whether to allow an Australia-based company to build a coal export facility at the former Reynolds Metals site in Longview.
About 30 people, most of them opposed, spoke up about Millenium Bulk Logistics’ proposal to haul coal from Wyoming to [...]
South Jersey Port Corp. agreed Tuesday to allow Del Monte Fresh Produce Co. to sublet space inside the Beckett Street Terminal through Dec. 31 despite objections by the International Longshoremen’s Association.
Del Monte vacated the Beckett Street Terminal last month with 10 years remaining on its lease with the South Jersey Port Corp., a quasi-state [...]
Dock workers in Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey walked off the job yesterday to protest plans by Del Monte Fresh Produce Co. to move its operations [to Gloucester Terminal], which would result in a loss of union jobs.
Both the Gloucester City terminal and the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal are operated by Astro Holdings, [...]
Containerization may have cut the number of longshoremen on the waterfront, but union dockworkers issued a stinging reminder of their importance to the shipping trade with a wildcat strike Tuesday that shut down the Port of New York and New Jersey.
Towering shipping cranes loomed motionless above idled container ships at the Port Newark/Elizabeth Marine [...]
A wildcat strike closed all metro shipping ports Tuesday after workers refused to cross picket lines set up to protest a labor dispute elsewhere, officials said.
Dock workers at Port of New York and New Jersey facilities joined the work stoppage in sympathy with fellow union members from Camden, N.J., the union said.
“There are [...]
© 2013 Longshore & Shipping News, Coast Longshore Division, International Longshore and Warehouse Union, - All Rights Reserved
Powered by WordPress & Atahualpa