Port Strategy Magazine published an article recently that entertained a proposal to place the container terminal at T-6 under the control of a state agency that would be called the Oregon Shipping Authority.
Port of Portland executive director, Bill Wyatt responded with a…Read More
A confession—I actually didn’t know what a Stevedore was until last month.*
That’s when I attended Shipping 101, presented by nonprofit Merchants Exchange of Portland. The one-day seminar presented a unique opportunity to learn the basics of shipping and introduced the players who…Read More
The Port of Portland Commission today approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with locally based Capstone Partners and its investment partner PCCP, LLC to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center.
At more than one million square feet, the PDX Logistics Center will have a…Read More
The Port of Portland Commission will begin discussion of the Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget at a public hearing during their regularly scheduled meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 13 at the Port’s headquarters building, 7200 N.E. Airport Way. Public comment is welcome.
Then on May…Read More
Coordinated efforts create outlet for Oregon agricultural producers
Piggybacking on the success of the Upriver Container Barge-Rail Shuttle program, Northwest Container Service announced they would increase rail service from twice a month to weekly starting in April. The improvement will benefit shippers in Central and…Read More
At nearly 900,000 tons, February was the best month for tonnage the Port of Portland has seen in over a year, driven by a very successful month for bulk minerals and grains.
Bulk shipments rose 12 percent for the month lead by Columbia Export Terminal…Read More
As part of an effort to lessen impacts to small- and mid-sized shippers in Oregon affected by changes in the international maritime and transportation industries, Oregon lawmakers recently approved funding for two proposals from the Governor’s Trade and Logistics Initiative.
The first proposal, a feasibility study…Read More
The International Trade and Logistics Initiative recently released its recommendations to help Oregon businesses facing logistics challenges due to the loss of weekly Port of Portland Terminal 6 container service and changes in the international maritime and transportation industries. The…Read More
As the wettest December since 1933 hammered the Portland area with more than 15 inches of rain, much of the media coverage focused on issues like landslides, washouts and flooding on roads and highways. How did the Port of Portland’s marine terminals handle the…Read More
January 11, 2016 – Fran Breeding’s New Year’s Eve went beyond the typical festivities of party hats, champagne and watching the ball drop. That night, the financial analyst was appointed to serve as a Port of Skamania County commissioner, after months of canvassing and…Read More