California

California

30 Sep 2014
A Zim Integrated Shipping Services ship forced to abandon its scheduled call at the Port of Oakland over the weekend is now docked at the Port of Long Beach and unloading.
Gypsy moth investigation
25 Sep 2014
Thirty nine ships have arrived at U.S. ports with the Asian Gypsy Moth on board, U.S. Customs and Border Protection told JOC.com, as shippers fear the voracious tree eater will continue to delay cargo.
Drewry benchmark chart
24 Sep 2014
Three straight weeks of major spot rate drops have pushed trans-Pacific rates below $2,000 per container for the first time in seven weeks.
chassis in Port of Los Angeles
23 Sep 2014
The Justice Department said it won’t challenge an agreement by two major container pools to share each other’s intermodal chassis in a “gray” pool in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
23 Sep 2014
Diesel particulate matter emissions from ships, trucks, trains and other big machines at the Port of Long Beach has declined by 82 percent since 2005, according to an annual analysis of the area’s air quality.
Port of Los Angeles
16 Sep 2014
Container volumes at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex were basically flat in August compared to last year as importers diverted cargo to Canadian ports and U.S. East Coast ports to avoid possible disruptions from West Coast longshore contract negotiations.
Port of Long Beach photo
15 Sep 2014
Two Southern California politicians are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hurry along repairs to the breakwater protecting the Port of Long Beach, two weeks after high winds and waves punched holes through the barrier.
05 Sep 2014
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $469,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to retrofit 14 pieces of cargo-handling equipment with...
04 Sep 2014
Tracy Egoscue, an environmental attorney and former California deputy attorney general, was named to fill a vacant seat on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.
Night terminal gate
03 Sep 2014
Truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach have complained for years that turn times are lousy — oftentimes two hours or longer. Marine terminal operators are adamant that the average turn time is less than one hour. Transportation consultant Val Noronha says both claims are accurate; it’s the measurement that’s flawed.
Drewry’s benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles jumped 14.5 percent, or $300 per FEU this week.
03 Sep 2014
After weeks of stagnation, Drewry’s benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles jumped this week on the back of Sept. 1 trans-Pacific general rate increases.