Port of Tacoma HEADLINES
A Port of Tacoma longshore worker was in the hospital Wednesday night after he fell on a ship at the Husky Terminal.
The Port of Tacoma halted all operations this morning after a longshore worker died at a port terminal. Early results from the Pierce County Medical Examiner's office show the worker might have suffered a heart attack while working on a trailer at the ports APM Terminal. The worker fell from a 5-foot ladder.
Five Washington air traffic control towers including those at Tacoma Narrows Airport and Olympia Regional Airport, will close next month as the Federal Aviation Administration cuts its expenditures to cope with the federal budget sequestration.
A jobs lottery designed to create a list of 226 workers to enter Tacomas longshore union workforce generated huge interest, but lottery officials arent talking about the specifics of the process or its results.
The Port of Tacomas principal business, container shipments, rose by nearly 50 percent in February this year, new statistics from the port show.
More than 200 longshore jobs in Tacoma go up for grabs this week, but the chance to win one could pass you by if you don’t act quickly.
A ship whose arrival in Tacoma in 1976 put the port in the big leagues is headed for the scrapyard.
The Port of Tacoma was shut down Tuesday afternoon after a longshore crane mechanic died in an industrial accident while atop a container crane at the port’s Pierce County Terminal.
Among the lessons that the recent recession taught the Port of Tacoma was that relying too heavily on a single line of business, no matter how potentially profitable, was an invitation to financial hardship.
Boosted by new traffic from the Grand Alliance shipping consortium, the Port of Tacoma last year recorded its best container shipping volumes since 2008.
The humble backpack, that ubiquitous carrier of school books and hiking supplies, was the focus of a heated argument Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma over the U.S. Bill of Rights.
The former Tacoma Tideflats site of a World War II-vintage aluminum smelter may become the location of a new petroleum products storage facility if Tacoma port commissioners approve a proposed lease Thursday.
Tacoma casual longshore workers who have worked long hours to handle a sudden and substantial increase in container business at the Port of Tacoma this year got some holiday cheer this week.
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