California

09 Jul 2014
In the article titled “Teamsters initiate labor action at LA-Long Beach in midst of longshore talks,” published on July 6, a quote drawn from a tweet was misattributed to a longshoremen.
17 Jun 2014
As larger ships bring bigger volumes to southern California, the Port of Los Angeles is outperforming Long Beach in terms of vessel arrivals and berth times, according to a recent CargoSmart newsletter.
13 Jun 2014
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has given preliminary approval to two incentives that aim to bring additional cargo to the port, following a slip in its container traffic and market share.
11 Jun 2014
The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously confirmed Gene Seroka as the new executive director of the Port of Los Angeles.
Port of Los Angeles
11 Jun 2014
The trade community is looking to the negotiations in San Francisco to see if an agreement will be reached without disruptions at West Coast ports.
09 Jun 2014
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex the past three years has increased its share of the container trade on the Pacific Coast of North America, indicating that the big ships carriers are deploying in the trans-Pacific are diverting cargo away from other ports on the coast.
05 Jun 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association say contract negotiations are continuing without interruption.
04 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is clarifying rules pertaining to congestion surcharges planned by trans-Pacific carriers in the event of U.S. West Coast work stoppages.
Drewry’s Hong Kong-Los Angeles container freight rate benchmark this week dropped to its lowest level since December 2013.
04 Jun 2014
Trans-Pacific spot rates continued a downward spiral this week, with the Drewry benchmark rate for shipping from Hong Kong to Los Angeles falling an additional $50.
28 May 2014
While it is still to be decided which of the finalists to be Long Beach mayor, Robert Garcia or Damon Dunn, will be elected by the voters on June 3, it is almost certain that the port city will have a different type of leader than outgoing Mayor Bob Foster.

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