EGT News Releases

EGT Facility Creates New Export Opportunities for American Farmers

Jul 9, 2012, Longview, WA — EGT held a grand opening ceremony today for its grain export terminal – the first built in the U.S. in 25 years. The facility’s innovative design features and state-of-the-art technology enable it to operate with greater speed, flexibility and efficiency than other terminals. Read more…

EGT and ILWU Sign Collective Bargaining Agreement

Feb 10, 2012, Longview, WA — Today representatives from EGT, LLC and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) signed a collective bargaining agreement covering landside and shipside operations at EGT’s grain terminal at the Port of Longview. Read more…

EGT and ILWU to Welcome First Ship on Tuesday

Feb 6, 2012, Longview, WA — Today officials from EGT, LLC and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced the scheduled arrival of the first export vessel at the EGT terminal on Tuesday, February 7. Read more…

Gov. Gregoire announces tentative settlement between EGT and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union

Jan 23, 2012, Olympia, WA — Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced that EGT and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative settlement on pending legal issues surrounding labor disputes at EGT’s grain export facility in Longview. Read more…

EGT responds to criticism by the “Occupy” movement

Dec 12, 2011, Longveiw, WA — EGT, LLC issued the following statement which can be attributed to Larry Clarke, president and CEO of EGT. Read more…

EGT receives first wheat shipment from Washington State

Sep 21, 2011, Longview, WA — A 110-car train loaded with wheat from central Washington arrived at the EGT facility this morning. The shipment was temporarily delayed by ILWU protesters who blocked the rail tracks. Read more…

EGT responds to the granting of an injunction against the ILWU by a federal judge

Sep 09, 2011, Longview, WA — The Honorable Ronald B. Leighton, a federal court judge, granted a preliminary injunction that expands his earlier temporary restraining order (TRO) to include the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and its locals. Read more…

EGT condemns ILWU criminal attack on its facility in Longview, Washington

Sep 08, 2011, Longview, WA — EGT, LLC issued the following statement which can be attributed to Larry Clarke, president and CEO of EGT. Today, the ILWU took its criminal activity against EGT to an appalling level, including engaging in assault and significant property destruction. Read more…

EGT responds to ILWU attempts to block train to its facility in Longview, Washington

Sep 07, 2011, Longview, WA — It is unfortunate that it required arrests by law enforcement officials to enforce a federal court judge’s order calling on the ILWU to stop their illegal activity in Longview. Read more…

Federal judge issues a temporary restraining order against ILWU

Sep 02, 2011, Longview, WA — Yesterday, a federal court judge, the Honorable Ronald B. Leighton, issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Washington-state based Locals 21 and 4 of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) for their illegal, violent activity at the port of Longview. This TRO was based on the findings made by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in the complaint they filed on Monday alleging unfair labor practices by the ILWU. Read more…

EGT to build third facility in Montana

Aug 16, 2011, Portland, OR — EGT, LLC, a joint venture between Bunge North America, ITOCHU and STX Pan Ocean, announced it is building a high capacity shuttle train loader in Tunis, Montana. Read more…

EGT to build two facilities in Montana

Dec 17, 2010, Portland, OR — EGT, LLC, a joint venture between Bunge North America, ITOCHU and STX Pan Ocean, announced it is building two high capacity shuttle train loaders in Montana. Read more…

Bunge partners with two leading agribusiness firms to build export grain terminal in the Pacific Northwest

Jun 01, 2009, St. Louis, MO — Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that it has created a joint venture with ITOCHU and STX Pan Ocean to build and operate a state-of-the-art export grain terminal at the Port of Longview, Wash. Read more…

EGT ships North American farm products to export markets around the globe from its export terminal in Longview, Washington.