Port of Long Beach

15 Apr 2014
In the brutal war for cargo that is underway in today’s world of powerful shipping alliances, the last thing the Southern California ports want to do is subsidize competitors by helping them pay to deepen their ports, the president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission said yesterday.
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.
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.
Port of Los Angeles
06 Jan 2014
U.S. West Coast ports have arrived at a “crossroads” in 2014, according to the head of the Pacific Maritime Association.
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.
Port of Seattle
02 Jan 2014
Containerized exports from West Coast ports surged 15 percent year-over-year in November, and imports increased 12 percent...
Majestic Maersk in Copenhagen
27 Dec 2013
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Trucks at Port of Los Angeles
19 Dec 2013
The Harbor Trucking Association of Southern California will soon release on its website an ongoing truck mobility project that should provide value to terminal operators and beneficial cargo owners seeking to improve gate productivity in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
Port of Long Beach
17 Dec 2013
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex’s total container volume in November was 1.25 million 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 10.1 percent from 1.14 million TEUs in November 2012.
Oakland port
04 Dec 2013
Container traffic at West Coast ports declined 3 percent in October compared to the same month last year. Imports were down 4 percent and exports dropped 2 percent.
03 Dec 2013
One of the major headaches U.S. ports encounter in managing container trade flows is the imbalance in demand for loaded imports and exports. Ports handling more loaded imports than exports wind up with a lot of empties sitting around, taking up precious container yard space. Ports that focus on exports may have to scramble to find enough empties to load.
27 Nov 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Lori Ann Farrell, former controller and chief financial officer for the city of Long Beach, was appointed to the Port of Long Beach Harbor Commission to replace Nick Sramek, who resigned last week.

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