Imported wind energy components are a growing opportunity for the Port of Vancouver USA and Port of Longview on the Columbia River and for Port of Olympia on the Salish Sea. The United States Congress extended the Production Tax Credit, which […]
The Olympian published the following opinion piece by Jared Smith, President of ILWU Local 4 in Vancouver, WA:
On this Labor Day, longshoremen look back on a summer that vindicated our opposition to America’s largest proposed oil-by-rail project. After a terrifying oil train derailment in Mosier, weeks of public […]
Portland City commissioners walked out of their Earth Day hearing Wednesday after opponents of a proposed propane export terminal in North Portland staged a small demonstration in council chambers.
The council will vote soon on whether to amend zoning at the Port of Portland’s Terminal 6 to allow the propane terminal to build […]
Port of Longview commissioners agreed to buy a second mobile harbor crane, a purchase that port officials say could help them better compete to unload imported oil refinery equipment needed for a Midwest oil boom.
The port bought its first Liebherr crane in 2008 for $4.7 million to unload large wind-energy equipment imports, which had […]
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.
By the [time he retires, Executive Director Larry Paulson] intends for the port to have secured funding for its West Vancouver Freight Access Project, a $137 million expansion of the port’s rail system. … The port also landed a number of big tenants last year, including Farwest Steel of Eugene and international mining company BHP […]
The Port of Longview pulled in nearly $28 million in 2010, hitting a record for the third consecutive year, port officials said Tuesday.
The $27.8 million of revenue last year was 11 percent more than the port accumulated in 2009, when it topped the $25 million mark for the first time.
Overall, the port handled […]
With a grain terminal coming on line in 2011, along with a pipe-manufacturing plant, Port of Longview officials are “very upbeat” about the coming year.
EGT’s $200 million grain terminal is expected to come on line and loading ships in the third quarter of 2011, a spokesperson said. Though it will be less than half […]
The Port of Longview is on pace to double last year’s import and export tonnage, boosted by a continuing surge of log exports, port officials reported last week. … Log exports have doubled through August of this year, hitting 347,476 metric tons.
The port has received 106 ships through August, up nearly 40 percent from […]
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