Labor peace for EGT grain terminal in Longview



LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Longshore union workers handled the first grain ship to dock at the $200 million EGT terminal in Longview.

The arrival of the ship Tuesday was peaceful, in contrast to union demonstrations over the past year.

The Daily News reports ( the union and grain terminal operator resolved fundamental issues but continued talks Tuesday on a contract.

The first grain ship will take 57,000 tons of Washington wheat to South Korea. EGT expects to load 150 to 200 ships a year, carrying wheat, corn and soybeans to Asia.


Information from: The Daily News,