The Oakland City Council on June 27 voted to ban coal from the city.
The 7-0 vote prohibits the transportation and handling of coal within the city limits. 831 more words
In August of 1958, Matson’s Hawaiian Merchant carried 20 containers from Alameda/Oakland, California to Hawaii, the first containerized cargo run in the Pacific.
In last Sunday’s post about the… 2,832 more words
LONG BEACH, Mar 17 (GCTL18) – With memories of last year’s West Coast port disruptions still fresh in their minds, a coalition representing 113 local, state and federal trade associations of beneficial cargo owners on Tuesday urged the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association to begin early discussions on a contract extension. 322 more words
At this time, one year ago, any truck delivering containers to a West Coast port knew something was up. Terminals were slow, truck lines were long, communication between terminals and trucking companies was confusing. 968 more words