Ilwaco Port Plans Cold Storage Facility – The Port of Ilwaco and Jessie’s Ilwaco Fish Company are in the beginning stages of planning a “green” cold storage facility they believe could create 75 new jobs, save local fish processors thousands of dollars in transportation and storage costs and draw other seafood-related businesses to the area.
Port’s new vision for the waterfront – Dubbed Waterfront Place, the new plan gives the waterfront back to the community.
Port of Kingston accused of gender discrimination – Since opening her business four years ago, Independence Day is when Beth Brewster is busiest. Her company, Kingston Adventures, rents out kayaks and paddleboards in the summer from a spot it leases from the Port of Kingston.
West Coast ports to keep moving acres of cargo, despite expiration of dockworkers’ contract – The contract that keeps thousands of dockworkers on the job at West Coast ports from San Diego to Seattle is expiring, but don’t expect a disruption in the billions of dollars of trade that crosses the waterfront — at least not yet.
Teamsters initiate labor action at LA-Long Beach in midst of longshore talks – The Teamsters union, in the latest salvo in its long-sought plan to organize port truckers, took advantage of a critical juncture in contract negotiations for a new West Coast longshore agreement to set up pickets against three drayage companies operating at Los Angeles-Long Beach.