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As demonstrated in this white paper, the West Coast ports are a critical economic engine for the U.S. economy.
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At this time last year, West Coast port congestion was a speculative concern and now that shippers have seen the worst case scenario unfold, many analysts feel that Gulf and East Coast ports are ready to pull in more vessel calls at peak season this year - Is a “battle royale” waiting for the bell?
(June 12, 2015)
It will take several months to have the backlog cleared at the ports, despite the ILWU and the PMA reaching an agreement regarding US West Coast ports operations this past week.
(March 05, 2015)
2002 hypothetical question: “What would happen if the west coast ports shut down, and you were not able to get products delivered in a timely manner?” Thirteen years later, this hypothetical question has become a reality for many companies.
(February 19, 2015)
“Workers tend to strike more frequently when the economy’s doing better and less frequently when the economy’s not doing well,” says Harry Katz, a professor of labor relations at Cornell University.
(February 13, 2015)
The loading and unloading of cargo freighters will be suspended, as operations were last weekend, on Thursday and again on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
(February 12, 2015)
At this point agreeing to disagree ostensibly is the closest thing to progress at this point, and shippers are upset and considering permanent changes, should things not improve in a material way sooner than later.
(February 09, 2015)
West Coast seaports could shut down in as soon as five days - hobbling U.S. trade with Asia - if dockworkers and their employers cannot reach a new contract.
(February 05, 2015)
The twin ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to experience congestion that delays shipment of goods through Inland Southern California to the rest of the nation.
(January 08, 2015)
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Management association whose principal business is to negotiate and administer maritime labor agreements with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Member Companies PMA's 78 member companies include cargo carriers, terminal operators and stevedores, as listed below.
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2017 FALL FLY-IN SEMINAR: "Port Security for the Digital Age" THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 Click here to view the agenda. Portland International Airport
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