Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach

17 Dec 2014
Terminal congestion and alleged job actions by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union pulled down Los Angeles-Long Beach container volume by 1 percent on a year-over-year basis in November, according to statistics released by the ports.
16 Oct 2014
Representatives of the port, shipper and labor communities agree that Los Angeles and Long Beach must reduce congestion and improve productivity at marine terminals, but they differ on how to reach those goals.
16 Oct 2014
Congestion at large U.S. ports is generating increased complaints by truckers and shippers about demurrage penalties for late pickup of containers that can’t be removed from gridlocked marine terminals.
16 Oct 2014
Frustration at delays at Los Angeles-Long Beach boiled over at the TPM Asia Conference in Shenzhen on Thursday, with shippers showing exasperation at the weeks it can now take to liberate containers from the largest port complex in the Americas.
15 Oct 2014
Transportation specialists are urging the Los Angeles and Long Beach port authorities to rise above their landlord status and initiate immediate changes to improve truck turn times, or risk a total meltdown in the harbor.
15 Oct 2014
Some container lines are better than others at dealing with port congestion irrespective of whether they have stakes in marine container terminals, Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said, referring to recent woes at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.
10 Oct 2014
Two chassis-leasing companies, DCLI and TRAC Intermodal, will add 3,000 chassis to their Southern California fleets in response to a request by the Port of Long Beach that the private sector step up its efforts to help relieve the growing chassis problem in the harbor.
09 Oct 2014
Dockworkers in Los Angeles-Long Beach are making the already terrible congestion problems at marine terminals insufferable by pulling trucks over and requiring inspections that reportedly go far beyond the normal safety procedures.
Long Beach
07 Oct 2014
As congestion mounts in Southern California, the Port of Long Beach is taking immediate actions to target hot spots in the harbor area and to share information on chassis availability with all port stakeholders.
Intermodal
07 Oct 2014
While it’s still too early to predict how the Panama Canal expansion will impact trade flows, competition among U.S. ports for discretionary cargoes will hinge to an increasing degree on intermodal connectivity.
Port of Los Angeles
06 Oct 2014
Congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach grew worse over the weekend, with no relief in sight as peak-season container volumes descend on the largest U.S. port complex.
Wooden bedroom furniture
03 Oct 2014
U.S. imports of wooden bedroom furniture by dollar value have increased for four consecutive quarters, driven by an ongoing recovery in the real estate market and falling national unemployment numbers...