Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach
19 Aug 2014
Container volumes in Los Angeles-Long Beach were flat in July as uncertainty about the International Longshore and Warehouse Union contract negotiations resulted in cargo diversion to East Coast ports.
06 Jul 2014
With no contract in place and a tradition of bucking its leadership to make a point, Southern California members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union may choose to honor Teamsters’ pickets on July 7 despite a pledge by its leadership in San Francisco that “cargo will keep moving” on the U.S. West Coast.
03 Jul 2014
Organizers backed by the Teamsters Union reportedly plan on July 7 to picket terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach and target the trucks of three drayage companies they have been trying to unionize.
Port of Long Beach
03 Jul 2014
Container volumes moving through West Coast ports in May were 4 percent higher than during the same month last year, lending support to the theory that higher-than usual cargo volumes are contributing to port congestion.
File photo of Pier T at the 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.
The Top 6 most productive ports in the Americas
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. Federal Maritime Commission wants to ease congestion at ports and is considering hosting a forum for terminal operators and drayage drivers to discuss how to speed the movement of containerized goods at the gates.
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.