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Port terminals remain open as truck drivers strike

April 27, 2015

April 27, 2015 - Some truck drivers who haul goods from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach walked off the job Monday, organizers said, launching a protest against four trucking firms they accuse ... View Full Post

Houston Ship Channel remains closed after ships collide

March 10, 2015

HOUSTON — A portion of the Houston Ship Channel remained shut down early Tuesday after two 600-foot ships collided during foggy conditions a day earlier, causing some leakage of a flammable liquid.... View Full Post

West Coast dockworkers reach tentative contract

February 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports han... View Full Post

West Coast ports shutting down… again

February 11, 2015

Vessel operations will be suspended at U.S. West Coast ports over the coming long weekend, the Pacific Maritime Association said Wednesday. "Last week, PMA made a comprehensive contract offer desig... View Full Post

Update on Jakarta Floods: A Metropolis Underwater, and Under Siege

February 9, 2015

Jakarta. Heavy rain across the Greater Jakarta area, which started late on Sunday and lasted well into Monday afternoon, have inundated at least 2,600 homes across the capital, causing blackouts and m... View Full Post

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