California

California

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.
trucks in LA-Long Beach
10 Nov 2014
Truck turn times at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex have increased more than 30 percent since last year, according to statistics provided by the Harbor Trucking Association to JOC.com, a result of crisis-level congestion.
07 Nov 2014
The executive director of the Port of Los Angeles called upon the Pacific Maritime Association, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, terminal operators and PierPass Inc. to do everything within their power to clear out the congestion that is devastating the Southern California port complex.
07 Nov 2014
While at least one carrier next week plans to call on the Port of Oakland instead of Los Angeles because the northern California port isn’t facing congestion, Oakland shippers are still urging for faster turn-times and longer terminal gate windows.
Long Beach dockworker
06 Nov 2014
Fearing that gridlock at the largest U.S. port complex is imminent, the Pacific Maritime Association today blasted the International Longshore and Warehouse Union for withholding skilled labor at Los Angeles-Long Beach.
06 Nov 2014
Harbor truckers in Southern California struggling with congestion at the largest U.S. port complex are asking federal regulators for temporary relief from some national truck driver hours of service regulations.
06 Nov 2014
Roads and highways connecting to the Port of Oakland are on track for upgrades after Alameda County voters this week approved a sales tax hike that will fund $7.8 billion worth of transportation infrastructure improvements.
06 Nov 2014
U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero expects congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to ease in the next couple weeks, but, in the meantime, he said the agency is scrutinizing the PierPass program.
05 Nov 2014
Seven container ships on average have been anchored in the waters off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach since Oct. 27, as the congestion crisis at the largest port complex in the Americas continues.
Compared with truck turn times at the port of Los Angeles, the port of Long Beach averaged shorter truck turn times each month from June through September.
05 Nov 2014
The port of Long Beach said its truck turn times have been better than those at Los Angeles for at least four months.
04 Nov 2014
Long truck lines and a shortage of skilled labor plagued the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Tuesday, adding to the ports’ already deep congestion problems and instilling fears among importers and exporters of potential gridlock at the largest U.S. port complex.