Category Archives: United States

Strike Averted at U.S. Key Ports

Dockworkers at East Coast and Gulf Coast ports reached a preliminary deal with the U.S. Maritime Alliance today, avoiding a work stoppage. The two sides agreed to extend talks for 30 days to work out remaining issues.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier […]

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Potential Strike – U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast

The current ILA labor contract expires at midnight on Saturday, December 29, 2012. With a new contract not yet in place, there is potential for a strike starting December 30.
The commencement of such a strike will shut down all major container terminals on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts. The ripple effect from the terminal […]

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Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Now Open

A new six-year deal has been officially signed and all terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are now open.

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Tentative Deal Reached to End Los Angeles Port Strike

A tentative agreement has been reached to end an eight-day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The agreement is expected to be ratified today and workers are expected to return to their jobs.
We will provide updates as they become available. If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, […]

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Strike at Port of Los Angeles Continues

The labor strike in Los Angeles and Long Beach continues and the majority of port terminals remain closed. Moderate delays should be expected.
If you have any questions, please contact Peter Renault, Director, Carrier Relations, at PRenault@agilitylogistics.com.

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Update – Strike at Port of Los Angeles

The following nine terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach are currently affected by the OCU/ILWU strike.

APMT – Maersk
WBCT – China Shipping, Yang Ming
ITS – K Line
TTI – Hanjin, MSC
STS – Evergreen
CUT – Hyundai
YTI – NYK
APL – APL
LBCT  – OOCL

We will […]

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Update – Hurricane Sandy

As of today, our New Jersey (EWR) and Ohio (CLE) offices remain closed.
The ports in New York and New Jersey remain closed.  All airports are open, but with limited activity.

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U.S. East Coast Operations After Hurricane Sandy

Agility’s East Coast Branch Operations
•    BOS: Open and fully operational
•    JFK:  Skeletal crew, power and communications restored
•    EWR: Office remains closed
•    CLE: Office remains closed

Air
•    All airports in the U.S. Northeast are operational and flights are resuming their normal schedules. Potential backlogs will be cleared within a few days.

Ports/Rail
•   The Virginia Port […]

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Hurricane Sandy Hits East Coast

Based on the current forecast and path of Hurricane Sandy, the New York (JFK), New Jersey (EWR), Massachusetts (BOS) and Washington, DC (IAD, DCA) branches will be closed on Monday, October 29.
Airlines are cancelling flights to and from the U.S. Northeast and it is expected that airport operations at BOS, BWI, DCA, EWR, IAD, JFK […]

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Grant Wattman to Lead Agility’s Project Logistics Business

Agility has appointed Grant Wattman as President & CEO of its Project Logistics business. Click here to learn more.

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