California

California

30 Oct 2014
Port congestion has gotten so bad in Los Angeles-Long Beach that harbor truckers are imposing congestion surcharges of $50 to as much as $100 an hour, and retailers and other beneficial cargo owners are paying the extra charges if the alternative is that they will not get their containers that day.
Trucks at the Port of Seattle
07 Nov 2013
Container volumes at West Coast ports increased 2 percent in September compared to the same month last year, according to numbers published on the website of the Pacific Maritime Association.
"Sister port" deal signing in South Korea.
07 Nov 2013
Representatives from California’s Port of Long Beach and South Korea’s Busan Port Authority have signed a “sister port” agreement to enable the exchange of...
05 Nov 2013
The Port of Oakland at the weekend broke ground on its Trade and Logistics Center, an import, export and transshipment hub with intermodal rail service that will bring logistics activities on to port property.
31 Oct 2013
The Harbor Trucking Association of Southern California in early December will launch on its Web site a monthly tracking system that will provide data on turn times at all of the container terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
Long Beach skyline
31 Oct 2013
The neighboring ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have dominated the trade between Asia and the U.S. for so long that the Southern California transportation community has come to believe it is its birthright.
Long Beach, California
31 Oct 2013
The Port of Long Beach will find out soon enough if its search for a new executive director will attract potential candidates worthy of what should be one of the most prestigious jobs in the industry or if the port’s toxic political environment will discourage top talent from even applying.
31 Oct 2013
The Port of Long Beach will work with industry stakeholders, including shipping lines, terminal operators and cargo interests, as it spends $4.5 billion to build the most productive port in the nation, Harbor Commission President Thomas Fields said on Oct. 30.