Sponsored by Oregon Business

Port plans $4.7M payment to cover losses

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, August 08, 2012

The Port of Portland plans a $4.7 million repayment to the operator of its container terminal to cover losses from longshore labor problems.

Port managers want their commissioners to approve the payment Wednesday, saying they want to cover some of the losses incurred by ICTSI Oregon Inc., which operates the terminal where labor disputes have backed up cargo this summer.

An ICTSI lawyer wouldn't comment Tuesday on the payment, which is likely to be approved. But ICTSI's chief executive said the labor problems continue, despite a federal judge's order banning slowdowns. Elvis Ganda said work loading and unloading two vessels at the Port last weekend went slowly and cost extra, given that ICTSI had to hire more teams, known as gangs, from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}port portland{/biztweet}

 

Comments   

 
Guest
+1 #1 Taxpayer cover the lossGuest 2012-08-08 21:21:52
That is discusting having the Port cover the loss. That money will eventually come from the taxpayer. The union thugs get off for free.
Quote | Report to administrator
 
 
Guest
+1 #2 IncredibleGuest 2012-08-08 22:15:45
4 Plus million to turn on a light switch. Take it from the unions that caused the loss not me the taxpayer who built the Port of Portland in the first place so they could have work.
Quote | Report to administrator
 

More Articles

VIDEO: The 2015 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon

The Latest
Friday, February 27, 2015

videothumbVIDEO: 2015 100 Best Companies to work for in Oregon


Read more...

Green Rush: Cashing in on legal marijuana

March 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015
BY COURTNEY SHERWOOD | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Marijuana is big business in Oregon, and it’s about to get bigger.


Read more...

Get on the bus!

April 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
BY APRIL STREETER

How the private sector can ride the next transit revolution.


Read more...

5 questions for inDinero CEO Jessica Mah

The Latest
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
jessicathumbBY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

inDinero, a business that manages back-office accounting for startups and smaller companies, recently announced it would relocate its headquarters from San Francisco to Portland. We talked to CEO Jessica Mah about what drew her to Portland and how she plans to disrupt the traditional CPA model.


Read more...

Power Players

April 2015
Friday, March 27, 2015
BY ROBERT MULLIN

A new energy-sharing agreement sparks concerns about independence and collaboration in the region's utility industry.


Read more...

How Oregon will survive the loss of Hanjin

March 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT | OB CONTRIBUTOR

"Shipping containers to Portland is like waiting for a bus that travels once a day."


Read more...

Beam Me Up

April 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
BY DAN COOK | Photos by Jason E. Kaplan

An alliance of developers, academics and timber industry executives wants to position Oregon as a front runner in the glamorous new world of wooden skyscrapers.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS