Terminal congestion and alleged job actions by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union pulled down Los Angeles-Long Beach container volume by 1 percent on a year-over-year basis in November, according to statistics released by the ports.
14 Dec 2014
This week's International Longshore and Warehouse Union caucus in San Francisco may or may not be the end to seven months of contract negotiation that has engulfed the West Coast in disruption and uncertainty.
13 Dec 2014
New data from a laboratory study shows Port of Oakland is nearing its goal of reducing emissions at the port by 85 percent by 2020.
10 Dec 2014
A model for improving truck turn times is emerging at ports on the West Coast of North America, involving a coordinated effort by marine terminals to open their gates at night and on weekends, and to spread out truck traffic through appointment systems with predictive analytics.
09 Dec 2014
With ships being the largest source of port-related air pollution at the Port of Long Beach, the port said it on Tuesday that it will implement an incentive to reward shipping lines for testing new air pollution-control technology.
09 Dec 2014
With its larger, consolidated terminals handling larger volumes from bigger ship calls, the Port of Oakland is considering officially expanding its gate hours for the first time, its head said today.
27 Nov 2014
Seven container ships, two more than the previous day but fewer than earlier in the week, were at anchor on Thursday morning awaiting berths at the congested ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, according to the Marine Exchange of Southern California.
24 Nov 2014
Increasing container dwell times are taking a toll at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, further exacerbating congestion at the busiest U.S. port complex.
24 Nov 2014
The Port of Long Beach in December will open a facility for the storage of empty containers, a move that is expected to help relieve congestion at marine terminals and at the same time free up chassis for use in the harbor.
21 Nov 2014
A Teamsters-affiliated group in Southern California on Friday said it halted picketing that began this week at facilities operated byPacer ACartage, Harbor Rail Transport, LACA Express, QTS and WinWin Logistics.
20 Nov 2014
The freight transportation industry remains bitterly divided over the future of the organization that was established in 2005 by marine terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach to manage the extended gates program at the largest U.S. port complex.