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.
Port of Long Beach
25 Oct 2013
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach together this year will spend more than $1 billion for deeper channels, taller cranes, terminal automation, intermodal connectors and environmental enhancements, and most of the record spend is being driven by bigger ships.
24 Oct 2013
West Coast ports today are capable of handling the water and landside demands that the current generation of big ships are making on their infrastructure, but they must spend billions of additional dollars to accommodate even bigger container ships that will call there in the next few years.
22 Oct 2013
The Port of Long Beach reported its September container volume was 587,114 TEUs, up 14.7 percent compared with the same month last year.
15 Oct 2013
Containerized imports in Los Angeles continued to build in September for the peak shipping season, reaching a monthly high of 370,785 20-foot-equivalent container units.
15 Oct 2013
Rich Dines wants more reefer cargo moving across the docks in Long Beach.
11 Oct 2013
Los Angeles-Long Beach continues to dominate the U.S. import trade from Asia, but Southern California’s market share of containerized imports has declined on average 0.8 percent per year since 2003, according to an industry consultant.
10 Oct 2013
Five years after the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach launched the industry’s most comprehensive clean-truck program, a father-son driver team became the first independent contractors to purchase an environmentally compliant truck off of lease.
09 Oct 2013
Marine terminals have measures at their disposal to improve gate times and eliminate long truck queues, but this increased productivity must be paid for by one or more parties to the transaction, according to transportation consultants.
01 Oct 2013
West Coast ports in August enjoyed a welcome bump in container traffic after seven months of lackluster performance this year.
17 Sep 2013
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex’s total container volume in August was 1.34 million 20-foot-equivalent units, rising 7.2 percent from 1.25 million TEUs in August 2012.
29 Aug 2013
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have realized unprecedented reductions in harmful diesel emissions, especially from trucks, since the unveiling of their joint Clean Air Action Plan in 2006. Now they anticipate significant emissions reductions from vessels.