Port of Los Angeles' Gene Seroka on current status of preparations for mega ships as the opening of an expanded Panama Canal approaches in 2016. Seroka details projects such as the Alameda Corridor, planned to handle trains 50 years into the future, the repurposing of land into "peel-off" yards, and revolutionary technology platforms from the U.S. DOT to Uber-like operations for less-than-truckload shipping.
14 Aug 2015
Containerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles dropped 1.5 percent year-over-year in July, with a 16.4 percent drop in loaded export containers accounting for much of that decline.
14 Aug 2015
Imports at the Port of Oakland were up for the fifth consecutive month in July, which is good and bad news for the port, which has struggled to find enough hands to meet its growing demand in recent months.
03 Aug 2015
For most ports on the U.S. West Coast, late 2014 and early 2015 was a year of seemingly-unending congestion and slumping cargo traffic. Not so at California’s Port of Hueneme, which just reported its highest cargo year in its 78-year history.
20 Jul 2015
U.S. Federal Maritime Chairman Mario Cordero on Monday said that Los Angeles-Long Beach terminal operators should explain why they need to raise the traffic mitigation fee and raised the prospect of sunsetting the fee, providing ammunition to shippers’ fight against PierPass.
16 Jul 2015
Port of Los Angeles staff is recommending that the port authority embark upon a five-year action plan to advance the development of zero-emission technologies for use in marine terminal yard tractors and for short-haul drayage to off-dock facilities such as intermodal rail yards.
15 Jul 2015
Containerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles declined 2 percent in June compared to June 2014, with a 10.7 percent drop in loaded export containers accounting for much of the decline.
07 Jul 2015
APL announced Monday that its PA2 service from North Asia will skip calls to the Port of Oakland through the end of July because of the port’s congestion problems.
01 Jul 2015
A Southern California company’s emissions treatment system for ocean-going vessels has been approved by the California Air Resources Board, giving operators of container vessels a second option for complying with the state’s strict emissions requirements for vessels at berth.
17 Jun 2015
The Port of Long Beach in May recorded its busiest month since October 2007, indicating that cargo volumes are returning to pre-recession levels and the worst effects of the labor disruptions this past year are over.
15 Jun 2015
Container volume at the Port of Los Angeles edged up 0.8 percent in May as the largest U.S. port looks for direction following a lengthy period of congestion and labor issues over the past year.