California

California

19 Dec 2014
Contract negotiations continued Friday between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association. As has been the case since the negotiations began in May, neither side revealed any content from the talks.
03 Feb 2014
A crisis of chassis dislocations has developed in Los Angeles-Long Beach, and the entire port community is seeking a solution before it spins out of control.
Train at Port of Long Beach
31 Jan 2014
The transloading of imported cargo from marine containers to domestic containers in Southern California increased sharply in 2013, but new data suggests transloading has hit a plateau and future growth will be incremental.
Coachella Valley
29 Jan 2014
The industrial real estate market in Southern California’s Inland Empire — the most sought-after location in the country for warehouses and distribution centers — is in near-perfect harmony right now.
23 Jan 2014
The Port of Long Beach will spend $788 million this fiscal year to improve its infrastructure, green its operations and keep competing ports from taking any of its cargo.
Port of Los Angeles
22 Jan 2014
The Port of Los Angeles may face threats from the Panama and Suez canals and ports in Canada and Mexico, but in terms of its ability to make payments on more than $700 million in debt...
Port of Los Angeles
20 Jan 2014
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex’s total container volume in December was 1.24 million TEUs, increasing 7.6 percent from 1.14 million TEUs in December 2012.
California's Ocean-Going Vessel Regulatory Zone
07 Jan 2014
California’s ports on Jan. 1 became the first in the world to require that container lines operate their vessels from shore-side electrical power while at berth, and this potentially industry-changing event is proceeding without any major problems.
Log jam
06 Jan 2014
A shortage of skilled labor hampered container handling in Los Angeles-Long Beach on Monday, although the problem was expected to dissipate during the next couple of days as terminals worked their way out of the log jam that built up over the holidays.
Workers in Oakland
03 Jan 2014
West Coast employers in 2014 are bracing for what could be the most frustrating contract negotiations they’ve had with the powerful International Longshore and Warehouse Union in decades.