California

California

Yang Ming ship in Port of Los Angeles, August 2014
27 Dec 2014
West Coast newspaper editorials are jumping in on the side of federal mediators joining the stalled West Coast longshore talks, in a sign that public patience is wearing thin as losses mount for importers and exporters amid continuing delays at ports up and down the coast.
Seattle port
13 Nov 2014
The Pacific Maritime Association today called upon the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to immediately agree to a temporary contract extension in order to end job actions in Los Angeles-Long Beach and Seattle-Tacoma.
Truck treads
13 Nov 2014
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced that drayage drivers from one company had agreed to stop striking at the Los Angeles-Long Long Beach port complex, and he was working to reach a similar conclusion with drivers from another company.
13 Nov 2014
Southern California port truck drivers are picketing six Los Angeles-Long Beach marine terminals and the offices of two drayage companies this morning, but the ports report that cargo-handling is not being affected.
11 Nov 2014
Man-hours paid to longshoremen in Los Angeles-Long Beach in October went through the roof because of the worst congestion the ports have experienced in more than a decade.
11 Nov 2014
Twelve container ships were anchored in the waters off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach this morning, the most waiting at one time in San Pedro Bay in two years, surpassing the previous record set on Oct. 26 as congestion continues to crush the largest container gateway in the Americas.
trucks in LA-Long Beach
10 Nov 2014
Truck turn times at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex have increased more than 30 percent since last year, according to statistics provided by the Harbor Trucking Association to JOC.com, a result of crisis-level congestion.
07 Nov 2014
The executive director of the Port of Los Angeles called upon the Pacific Maritime Association, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, terminal operators and PierPass Inc. to do everything within their power to clear out the congestion that is devastating the Southern California port complex.
07 Nov 2014
While at least one carrier next week plans to call on the Port of Oakland instead of Los Angeles because the northern California port isn’t facing congestion, Oakland shippers are still urging for faster turn-times and longer terminal gate windows.
Long Beach dockworker
06 Nov 2014
Fearing that gridlock at the largest U.S. port complex is imminent, the Pacific Maritime Association today blasted the International Longshore and Warehouse Union for withholding skilled labor at Los Angeles-Long Beach.
06 Nov 2014
Harbor truckers in Southern California struggling with congestion at the largest U.S. port complex are asking federal regulators for temporary relief from some national truck driver hours of service regulations.