The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
Port of Long Beach
30 Jun 2014
With a potential U.S. West Coast labor disruption just days away, truck traffic at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is reportedly slow and congested, making it difficult for some shippers to get containers out of the port complex that handles 40 percent of U.S. trade.
27 Jun 2014
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is looking whether a program designed to alleviate congestion by encouraging shippers to move cargo during nontraditional hours at Los Angeles-Long Beach isn’t delivering better service in exchange for higher fees.
27 Jun 2014
Ports in the Americas showed increased productivity in 2013 versus the previous year, which is good news for shippers as vessels worldwide grow increasingly larger. Our slideshow reviews the Top 6 ports in the western hemisphere in 2013.
26 Jun 2014
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has at last found its choice to head the port.
23 Jun 2014
Containerized imports through the West Coast increased sharply in May. But not all ports are sharing equally in the rally that began with the post-Chinese New Year winter peak.
19 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S.
17 Jun 2014
As larger ships bring bigger volumes to southern California, the Port of Los Angeles is outperforming Long Beach in terms of vessel arrivals and berth times, according to a recent CargoSmart newsletter.
13 Jun 2014
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has given preliminary approval to two incentives that aim to bring additional cargo to the port, following a slip in its container traffic and market share.
09 Jun 2014
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex the past three years has increased its share of the container trade on the Pacific Coast of North America, indicating that the big ships carriers are deploying in the trans-Pacific are diverting cargo away from other ports on the coast.
28 May 2014
While it is still to be decided which of the finalists to be Long Beach mayor, Robert Garcia or Damon Dunn, will be elected by the voters on June 3, it is almost certain that the port city will have a different type of leader than outgoing Mayor Bob Foster.
27 May 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif.