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  • 1 March 2017

    The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) urged its members not to stage any strikes as the union intends to seek emergency meeting with members of the US Congress. Last week, the association called for a one-day shutdown of US East Coast and Gulf Coast ports to protest over job losses. The protests were planned due to hiring practices in […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has called for a one-day shutdown of US East Coast and Gulf Coast ports to protest over job losses. The date of the planned industrial action, which includes a march of dockworkers on Washington, was not disclosed. The protest will be organized due to hiring practices in some of the […]

  • 8 June 2018

    ILA and USMX reach tentative agreement on a six-year contract covering East Coast and Gulf Coast ports.

  • 1 February 2016

    After more than a thousand dock workers staged a strike on Friday and closed traffic at the Port of New York and New Jersey cargo terminals, the operations are scheduled to restart today, the port said. The walkout lasted several hours and affected overseas shipments at ports in New York City, Elizabeth, Newark and Jersey City. […]

  • 20 March 2020

    Port Houston plans to reopen its Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals on March 20, 2020.

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The interlocal agreement (ILA) the U.S. ports of Seattle and Tacoma submitted in October to the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) for permission to undertake the due diligence necessary to form a Seaport Alliance took effect Monday, December 1. The ILA, which was subject to a 45-day review and approval period, provides a framework to examine […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded DNV GL Danmark A/S with a contract to provide project certification services and evaluate whether the assessment of the site conditions at the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind zone has been carried out and documented adequately.

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the MSC JUDITH, the largest container vessel to ever call the Port of Philadelphia, experienced a successful visit to PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal on Sunday, November 17.  The Packer Avenue Marine Terminal is operated by Holt Logistics Corporation, with labor provided by ILA Local 1291. The […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Project & Tenders

    DONG Energy has issued a call for tenders looking for certification bodies for the assessment of the site conditions at its Borssele 1 & 2 sites. The contracted party will evaluate whether a site conditions assessment has been carried out and documented adequately.

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Port Saint John has praised the Port of Saint John Employers Association (PSJEA) and International Longshoremen’s Association Local 273 (ILA 273) for recently ratifying a new 7-year collective labor agreement.  The agreement went into effect on October 4, 2015 and is retroactive to January 1, 2015. ”Along with monetary increases, this new contract provides for […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Islay Energy Trust (IET) announces the appointment of Flora McLean as its new Tidal Energy Project Officer. Prior to joining IET, Flora was Director of the Scottish Food and Drink Federation in Edinburgh for 13 years, and earlier spent time working as a researcher in the House of Commons. Flora, who now lives in […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Port Saint John has praised the Port of Saint John Employers Association (PSJEA) and International Longshoremen’s Association Local 273 (ILA 273) for recently ratifying a new 7-year collective labor agreement.  The agreement went into effect on October 4, 2015 and is retroactive to January 1, 2015. ”Along with monetary increases, this new contract provides for […]

  • 10 May 2012

      Global Container Terminals Inc., a leading North American marine terminal operator with facilities on both coasts, has unveiled final plans for a multi-million dollar expansion project to develop a 70-acre technologically advanced container terminal on the Bayonne, NJ, waterfront. When complete, Global Terminal at Port Jersey will be the most advanced marine terminal in […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Maritime Alliance, representing employers of around 15,000 US East and Gulf Coast port workers, has launched preliminary talks on a new contract with the International Longshoremen’s Association, representing the dockworkers, writes the Wall Street Journal. The move has been interpreted as a way of steering clear of potential hurdles similar to those that arose […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Seattle and Tacoma port commissions revealed their plan to unify the management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related functions under a single Seaport Alliance in order to strengthen the Puget Sound gateway and attract more marine cargo for the region. According to the plan, the Seaport Alliance would manage marine cargo […]

  • 28 December 2012

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Halifax Employers Association, International Longshoremen’s Association ratify a tentative new labour contract.

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 16 September 2016

    All terminals at the US Port of Virginia are closed for import loads from South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping, effective immediately, following the company’s decision to file for court receivership.  However, Hanjin’s empty containers are not affected by this decision and the port will continue accepting them at the Pinners Point Container Yard (PPCY). As […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global Container Terminals Inc., a leading North American marine terminal operator with facilities on both coasts, yesterday unveiled final plans for a multi-million dollar expansion project to develop a 70-acre technologically advanced container terminal on the Bayonne, NJ, waterfront. When complete, Global Terminal at Port Jersey will be the most advanced marine terminal in the […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    German-based WIKING Helikopter Service has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the delivery of two H145 helicopters in offshore configuration at the international aerospace exhibition ILA in Berlin. The H145s will become the first Airbus helicopters to join WIKING’s fleet. The company currently operates a fleet of Sikorsky and AgustaWestland aircraft. According to Airbus, delivery of the […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cargo operations at the Port of Philadelphia’s pier 122 have been inaugurated with the arrival of M/V Glovis Comet, a pure car truck carrier (PCTC). The 6,460 CEU Glovis Comet was the first vessel to call the pier in twenty years, with the port now having a “vital” second berth for the importation and exportation of automobiles and […]