The continued closure of at least one railway line and a highway disrupted the flow of containers to and from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles Friday in the fourth day of a savage wildfire wreaking havoc in the northeast Los Angeles area.
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.
15 Jun 2015
The Port of Oakland in May had its busiest month in almost four years, handling 213,260 20-foot-equivalent container units and sign that operations have returned to normal after months of congestion. The total volume of import, export and empty containers was up 3.8 percent from May 2014.
11 Jun 2015
Despite its well-publicized port congestion and labor problems this past year, Southern California continues to be a hotbed for industrial real estate development, industry experts told the I.CON Industrial Real Estate Conference sponsored by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association Wednesday in Long Beach.