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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

West Coast Employeers Suspend Some Operations Amid Labor Dispute

February 8, 2015

Temporary Action at Los Angeles and Long Beach Comes as Negotiations Continue Terminal operators at ports up and down the West Coast say they will temporarily suspend some operations for the weeken... View Full Post

West Coast Port Employers Say Shutdown Could Be 5 Days Away

February 5, 2015

BDP International has been closely monitoring the status of West Coast port contract negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (IL... View Full Post

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