Port of Portland Terminal 6
The Port of Portland lost nearly 80 percent of its container traffic Feb. 12, 2015, when the world’s ninth-largest shipping line, Hanjin, decided to withdraw amid labor strife. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian)
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What does Hanjin Shipping leaving the Port of Portland mean to you?
Take a look at what the loss of the Port of Portland’s biggest customer means for consumers, retailers, farmers and the economy.
Portland’s small businesses suffer from Hanjin’s departure, port disputes
In the wake of Hanjin’s departure, some Portland businesses are forced to consider other shipping routes, all of which are slower and cost more, or other distribution options entirely.
High-value shippers fly above Portland’s container shipping fray
While the loss of the Port of Portland’s biggest container carrier is a blow to many shippers and workers, it won’t affect companies that make some of the economy’s most valuable equipment.
Retailers fret as products languish on ships, docks at ports
The critical gateways for international trade have become more like parking lots for massive cargo ships that haul a you-name-it selection of consumer goods made in Asia and return there with U.S. exports.
Intel says 3D camera, designed for laptops and tablets, may also help the blind
Plucked from a Hillsboro cubical farm, an Intel project manager finds himself on stage in Las Vegas.
Out-of-state data centers find tax haven in Hillsboro, in exchange for a job or two
Out-of-state companies have been building data centers in Hillsboro to take advantage of a state program giving them up to five years of property tax breaks worth millions of dollars.
Monthly figures show uptick in house inventory, but realtors see no letup
January saw an increase in pending sales, an increase in listings and a slight growth in inventory.
Google, Mattel try to bring View-Master into 21st century
Mattel and Google are trying to bring the 75-year-old View-Master into the 21st century, updating the iconic stereoscopic photo viewer with smartphone compatibility and virtual reality technology.
Standard and Poor’s 500 closes at a record high as energy sector recovers
A key U.S. stock index is back at a record high as the energy sector recovers along with the price of oil.
— Molly Young
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