California

California

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.
02 Sep 2014
Total container traffic at U.S. West Coast ports declined 2 percent in July compared with the same month last year, confirming the predictions that importers and exporters would divert some of their cargo to Canadian and U.S. East Coast ports due to longshore contract negotiations on the West Coast.
Port of Long Beach
28 Aug 2014
The Port of Long Beach has resumed full cargo-handling operations after storm surges from Tropical Storm Marie subsided.
28 Aug 2014
Thirty million times since 2005 a truck entered or left a Los Angeles-Long Beach marine terminal during off-peak hours, relieving daytime congestion around the largest U.S. port complex, thanks to the Offpeak program run by PierPass.
27 Aug 2014
A U.S. appellate court panel ruled that as many as 2,300 FedEx Ground drivers in California and Oregon were employees, not independent contractors, when they worked for the package delivery company in the last decade.
Large waves powered by Hurricane Marie tossed rocks onto the roadway at the Port of Long Beach.
27 Aug 2014
Two cargo terminals at the Port of Long Beach suspended vessel operations because of storm surges.