Cement shipments flowing again at Port of Everett – After five years of inactivity, the cement plant on the waterfront is operating again.
Wash. launches military alliance to fend off downsizing at Lewis-McChord – Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday renewed a statewide military alliance in an effort to fend off the economic effects of planned personnel cuts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
New contract between BNSF, Tacoma Rail could boost Port of Tacoma – A new contract between the Pacific Northwest’s busiest railroad, BNSF, and Tacoma’s home-grown Tideflats shortline railroad, Tacoma Rail, could give the Port of Tacoma an additional competitive edge over rival ports.
ILWU’s little leverage over grain companies sets contracts apart – The International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s two-year battle with grain terminals over a new contract in the Pacific Northwest highlights the major differences between contract negotiations in the bulk cargo sector and negotiations in the container shipping industry.