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Portland T6 cargo diversification needed
A multi-use terminal is believed to best support a sustainable business model for container shipping at the Port of Portland. 11 Jan 2018
ICTSI "pleased" with ILWU violation ruling
ICTSI Oregon is “pleased” following a court ruling that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) violated labour laws. 15 Nov 2017
ICTSI and Portland part ways
ICTSI Oregon and the Port of Portland have agreed to terminate the operator's 25-year lease at the port’s Terminal 6 after admitting no end in sight to a catalogue of troubles including a lack of major clients and considerable labour issues. 28 Feb 2017
State-ownership not the solution for Portland
The Port of Portland’s executive director has rejected a recent proposal from president of Common Sense for Oregon for the port’s Terminal 6. 24 May 2016
Shipping authority seeks to ‘adopt’ Portland
An impasse at the Port of Portland in Oregon may have a solution in the form of a state-owned authority tasked with reforming the container shipping terminal at the port. 12 May 2016
Temporary labour resolution at Portland
Even though the ongoing process to resolve a labour dispute impacting operations at Portland’s Terminal 6 had to be extended until 3 July – it now looks like both parties have reached a resolution, in the interim at least. 04 Jul 2012
Portland prepares for union strikes
It has been reported that the Port of Portland has requested an emergency injunction from a Multnomah county judge in a bid to stop a union strike, due to take place on Sunday. 23 Nov 2012
Strike averted after Portland negotiations
A planned union strike at the Port of Portland was averted yesterday as negotiations between the port and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 28 ended in a speculative contract agreement. 26 Nov 2012
ICTSI faces Portland labour lawsuit
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has filed a lawsuit against ICTSI Oregon over what it calls the violation of a longstanding collective bargaining agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association, stevedores and the union. 20 Jun 2012
Portland pays more than lip service to green goals
The Port of Portland has been recognised by the US Environmental Protection Agency as one of its top green power purchasers. The port is purchasing more than 75 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is enough to meet 106% of the organisation's electricity use. 19 Apr 2013
Worries of US West Coast extremes
Dockworkers strike at the ICTSI terminal in Portland, while the employers association on the US West Coast says there should be no problems in reaching a new contract agreement this year. 19 Mar 2014
ICTSI pleas for union ‘punishment’ to stop
International Container Terminals Inc (ICTSI) Oregon is calling for union workers to put an end to their three-year ‘punishment’, which it says is vital to getting the Port of Portland back on track. 02 Mar 2015
Reducing run-off
Reducing the environmental import of port development can actually save money. Dave MacIntyre reports 05 Jan 2014