News & Information

PMA Updates

February 13, 2024

PMA Appoints Stephen Hennessey as President and CEO


February 13, 2024

Jim McKenna Retires After Leading PMA for 20 Years


August 31, 2023

PMA Statement on Final Contract Approvals


JUNE 14, 2023

Joint PMA-ILWU Press Release on Tentative Contract


JUNE 12, 2023

PMA Update on West Coast Port Operations


JUNE 10, 2023

PMA Update on Port of Seattle


JUNE 9, 2023

PMA Update on West Coast Port Operations


JUNE 5, 2023

PMA Statement Re: Coordinated ILWU Work Actions


JUNE 2023

PMA Update – June 2, 2023


APRIL 2023

PMA Update – April 20, 2023


APRIL 2023

PMA Statement Re: Continued ILWU Work Action at Ports of LA and Long Beach – April 13, 2023


APRIL 2023

PMA Statement Re: ILWU Work Action at Ports of LA and Long Beach – April 7, 2023


MARCH 2023

PMA Statement Re: ILWU Work Action at Ports of LA and Long Beach – March 20, 2023


MAY 2022

PRESS RELEASE: West Coast Ports Generate $2 Trillion in Economic Value for U.S., But Congestion Threatens Long-Term Growth


MAY 2022

STUDY SUMMARY: Terminal Automation at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Delivers Broad Benefits to Business, Labor, and the Environment


JULY 2021

PRESS RELEASE: West Coast Port Congestion Driven By Cumulative Supply Chain Collapse


JUNE 2021

ILWU and PMA Joint Statement Re: Our Commitment to Improve Port of Oakland Efficiency


SEPTEMBER 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Terminals on East and Gulf Coast Pose Growing Threat to West Coast Ports


SEPTEMBER 2020

PRESS RELEASE: More Cargo at Risk of Diversion from U.S. West Coast Ports to British Columbia


JUNE 2020

West Coast Ports Honor George Floyd with Extended Period of Silence

Media Coverage

FEBRUARY 13, 2024 | Journal of Commerce

PMA taps COO Hennessey to replace McKenna as president, CEO


SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 | The White House

Remarks by President Biden on a New Contract Covering America’s West Coast Ports


SEPTEMBER 1, 2023 | The New York Times

West Coast Dockworkers Ratify Contract


JUNE 14, 2023 | Associated Press

West Coast dockworkers, shippers reach tentative contract agreement


JUNE 2, 2023 | Journal of Commerce

ILWU shuts down some US West Coast port terminals


JUNE 2, 2023 | Wall Street Journal

Dockworkers Shut Down, Slow Cargo Operations at West Coast Ports


APRIL 7, 2023 | Reuters

U.S. West Coast dockworkers force closure of top container port – employer group


APRIL 7, 2023 | Bloomberg

LA, Long Beach Port Terminal Closures Stretch to Second Day


MAY 6, 2022 | Journal of Commerce

PMA sees no big hurdles ahead of ILWU contract talks


MAY 2, 2022 | Bloomberg

Automated Ports See West Coast Dockworkers Clock More Hours


MAY 2, 2022 | Journal of Commerce

Automation key to growth at West Coast ports: PMA-sponsored study


APRIL 21, 2022 | Bloomberg

PMA CEO McKenna on Risks For West Coast Ports


APRIL 11, 2022 | Politico

West Coast port labor talks carry high stakes for economy, midterms


MARCH 28, 2022 | New York Times

New Supply Chain Risk: 22,000 Dockworkers Who May Soon Strike


MARCH 1, 2022 | Supply Chain Quarterly

Retail trade groups urge White House to guide west coast port contract negotiation


FEBRUARY 25, 2022 | Freightwaves

Bargaining over West Coast ports labor pact puts retailers on edge


FEBRUARY 24, 2022 | Logistics Management

NRF’s Shay calls on ILWU and PMA leadership to begin negotiations on a new contract


JANUARY 15, 2022 | Washington Post

Omicron fallout and tough labor talks likely to rattle supply chains and fuel inflation


NOVEMBER 28, 2021 | Wall Street Journal

Labor Talks to Start in 2022 at Congested West Coast Ports


NOVEMBER 1, 2021 | Bloomberg

West Coast Ports, Dockworkers Face 2022 Clash Amid Port Snarls


AUGUST 19, 2021 | Supply Chain Brain

Why Are West Coast Ports Suffering From Congestion?

Industry Reports

OCTOBER 2021

Supply Chain Congestion Issues at the San Pedro Bay Ports

SEPTEMBER 2020

West Coast Ports’ Vulnerable Competitive Position for Asian Intermodal Container Cargo

SEPTEMBER 2020

Competitiveness of Transpacific Routes through North American West Coast Gateway Ports

APRIL 2019

Mercator: Economic Impacts of Loss of Market Share on the Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority

APRIL 2019

Sustaining the San Pedro Bay Community – Ports of Los Angeles & Long Beach

MAY 2014

Competitive Uncertainty and the Widening of the Panama Canal

APRIL 2014

Economic Impact and Competitiveness of the West Coast Ports and Factors that Could Threaten Growth

Create A Report

PMA’s Strategic Business Analysis Unit provides a wealth of statistical data for use by the industry, its workforce, and outside observers. Below are links to create customized reports on hours, wages, tonnage & workforce totals.

Hours, Wages & Shifts Reports

Total Coast (All Ports)

Build reports using data for all West Coast ports. Subtotals may be generated for Areas and/or Ports.


Reports for an Area

Build reports with data for one specific PMA Area (S/Cal, N/Cal, Ore, Wash). Subtotals may be generated for each port within the Area.


Specific Port Region

Reports for a specific port or port region.

Tonnage
Reports

Total Coast (All Ports)

Build reports using data for all West Coast ports. Subtotals may be generated for Areas and/or Ports.


Reports for an Area

Build reports with data for one specific PMA Area (S/Cal, N/Cal, Ore, Wash). Subtotals may be generated for each port within the Area.


Specific Port Region

Reports for a specific port or port region.

Work Force
Counts

Current Registered & Casuals

Work Force Counts, Current Registered & Casual


Registered: 1995 to Date

Work Force Counts, Registered: 1995 to Date

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