13 Oct 2016
A trucker advocacy group at the Port of New York and New Jersey is preparing to launch a system to track terminal turn times in an effort to prod terminals into reducing delays.
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.
Port of Oakland
30 Oct 2014
Congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach could result in the realization of a long-time goal at the Port of Oakland: becoming the first U.S. West Coast call for inbound cargo from Asia.
Container ships at anchor on Oct. 30 off Los Angeles-Long Beach awaiting berths
30 Oct 2014
Adding to other recent evidence that congestion at Los Angeles-Long Beach is worsening, Hapag-Lloyd Wednesday announced delays to multiple services and said the overall situation “has reached a critical point.”
29 Oct 2014
LONG BEACH — A Los Angeles-Long Beach port truck driver who said she was misclassified as an independent contractor was awarded a check for $9,000 in unemployment benefits by the California Employment Development Department this week, giving Teamsters fuel in their campaign to organize local drayage drivers.
San Pedro Bay
29 Oct 2014
U.S. retailers are pressuring PierPass to temporarily waive at least $9 million in fees to give shippers some relief from severe congestion at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.
Port of Los Angeles
28 Oct 2014
Congestion continues to plague Los Angeles-Long Beach despite efforts by terminal operators to remain open longer and use all longshore labor at their disposal.
Image shows three container ships in San Pedro Bay on Oct. 27. Source: Marine Exchange of Southern California.
27 Oct 2014
Eleven container ships were anchored off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Sunday, the most waiting at one time in San Pedro Bay in two years, as gridlock persisted at the largest container gateway in the Americas.
Bill Mongelluzzo video
27 Oct 2014
Video of veteran JOC West Coast Senior Editor Bill Mongelluzzo describing congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the many factors causing it.