Author: Nick Blenkey

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B.C. Port Strike: Tentative Settlement Agreed

A tentative agreement has been reached in the labor dispute between the ILWU Canada and the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA). The B.C. port strike has caused an estimated CAD 9.7 billion disruption

Biden Administration Unveils U.S. Ports and Waterways Action Plan

H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, on Nov. 5 passed the House by a vote of 228 to 206. The measure had already passed the Senate and now awaits President Biden’s signature. Passage of the bill is good news for ports, waterways and offshore wind, providing $17.4 billion in funding for waterway and coastal infrastructure, inland waterway improvements and port infrastructure, which will benefit rail-served facilities.