Port cargo activity slid 22 percent last year
Marissa Luck, April 15, 2016, The Daily News
Growing expenses, a strong dollar and falling exports made 2015 a tough year at the Port of Longview, which saw its operating income tumble 34 percent.
“I think we’re somewhat confident that it is looking like (2016) should be a better grain year, so we’re hopeful for that, but it’s difficult to predict,” Norm Krehbiel, interim port CEO, said Friday.
Vancouver Port Gives Oil Companies What They Want — More Time
Conrad Wilson, April 15, 2016, KUOW
Commissioners at the Port of Vancouver unanimously approved an amended lease with the backers of a proposed oil terminal Friday.
If Tesoro-Savage accepts the amendments, it will effectively extend the lease, giving the companies more time to receive state approval for the project.
The port and the companies were facing what amounted to an Aug. 1 deadline on the lease. Without the extension, the future the project seemed uncertain.