What a Mexican Import Tax Might Mean for West Coast Ports

Following a series of controversial proposals and the withdrawal of the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership, many are holding their breath as they await the Trump administration’s next move on trade. Trump’s proposals, such as a 20 percent tax on imports from Mexico, might not only sour our relationships with some of our […]

Agenda and Board Materials for Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting on January 28, 2016

Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting, January 28, 2016 in Laguna Beach  Please review the January 28, 2016 Agenda and  board materials on the following link. http://scc.ca.gov/2016/01/14/coastal-conservancy-public-meeting-in-laguna-beach-january-28-2016/

Report on the Largest Container Ship to Visit US Docks

Al Jazeera America: Largest Container Ship to visit US docks along West Coast Ports

Fiscal Year 2016 Dredge Schedule for West Coast

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently presented the FY2016 Dredge Schedule for the West Coast. Click here to view the schedule.

West Coast Ports Widen Lead on Imports

Wall Street Journal: West Coast Ports Widen Lead on Imports

Register for Port Politics Seminar in Portland, OR, by Association of Pacific Ports

APP FLY-IN, FLY-OUT SEMINAR “Port Politics: Finding Common Ground Between  Ports and Surrounding Communities” Thursday, May 28, 2015 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM Portland International Airport (PDX) Conference Center Portland, Oregon USA Please join us for a timely seminar on political issues facing Pacific ports. Find common ground with surrounding communities on vital economic growth as well […]

Port of Oakland Board Meeting on March 26th – Supplemental Agenda

Please click here to view the the supplemental board agenda for the March 26th board meeting.  Please note that item 4.2 has been supplemented along with all of the resolutions and ordinances for the meeting. To view all of the agenda related materials please visit the Port of Oakland website at:  http://www.portofoakland.com/about/legistar.aspx

Association of Pacific Ports February Newsletter: Winter Conference Wrap-Up, New APP Associate Members, Port News

The Pacific Current  February 26, 2015 Our 2015 Winter Conference was a success!   An all star cast of speakers headlined APP’s well attended Winter Conference in January. Photos and PowerPoint presentations are linked below! Check out news about what’s happening at individual Pacific ports, new APP Associate Members, our upcoming 102nd Annual Conference in Taiwan in August, and much […]

White House Issues Statement in Appreciation for the Resolution of West Coast Ports Labor-Management Dispute

The White House: The White House issued a statement expressing appreciation for the resolution of the West Coast ports labor-management dispute. President Obama calls on the parties to work together to clear out the backlogs and congestion.

West-coast Ports Deal ‘Extremely Close’

West-coast Ports Deal ‘Extremely Close’ Thursday, 05 February 2015 Union urges employers not to shut down terminal operations and to settle ‘a few remaining issues’ at the negotiating table. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) yesterday said it “extremely close” to an agreement with port employers that could end the long dispute between dockworkers […]