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UPDATE – Pacific West Coast Slowdown

As an update to the ongoing labor negotiations:

  • The two sides remain at the table and intend to continue bargaining the balance of today and throughout tomorrow (Saturday)
  • The ILWU did not issue a public statement in response to the PMA release yesterday
  • Labor was again released for second shift yesterday in Seattle/Tacoma
  • Labor was ordered in Seattle/Tacoma for first shift, they did not show – rather sending a letter to the PMA advising they would remain at the hall for a meeting from 8-10 AM Pacific.
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Ports Along Pacific Coast Experiencing Significant Slowdowns

Pacific Coast dockworkers negotiating a new labor agreement have expanded a work slowdown from the Port of Tacoma and the Port of Seattle to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  These ports are experiencing significant productivity issues.  We will keep you updated as the negotiations continue.

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Terminal Operations in Oakland

Maersk Line, Limited is aware of issues impacting terminal operations in Oakland and we are closely monitoring the developments. We encourage all of our customers and key stakeholders to use caution in jumping to conclusions about the connection or impact to the overall contract negotiations.  We will provide more information as it becomes available. Read More...

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