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.
Port of Long Beach
Port of Long Beach
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.
20 May 2014
Robust April imports through several U.S. ports are at least partly related to initial effects of shippers accelerating import shipments to avoid potential disruption at West Coast ports tied to longshore labor negotiations.
16 May 2014
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which combined handle more than 40 percent of U.S. container trade, both reported double-digit monthly container import growth in April.
15 May 2014
The Port of Long Beach yesterday presented environmental achievement awards to 22 shipping lines that participated this past year in programs that reduce vessel emissions.
14 May 2014
In a down market, U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian and Mexican rivals during the first quarter, with solid growth at Los Angeles offsetting a drop at neighboring Long Beach and lifting the Southern California port complex further above its competition.
08 May 2014
Domestic U.S. waterborne transportation for containerized cargo has failed to find a substantial market, but that has not stopped the federal government from pressing ahead with studies exploring the quixotic idea. A just-released study says a service along the U.S. West Coast is potentially viable but faces multiple hurdles.
30 Apr 2014
PierPass Inc. announced today that over the coming year President and CEO Bruce Wargo will transition to the position of chairman, and a search will be conducted for a new president.
28 Apr 2014
A picket line established by independent truck drivers briefly shut down a container terminal at the Port of Long Beach today, but the impact was confined to one facility and was unlikely to result in terminal closures elsewhere in the harbor.
27 Apr 2014
A planned 48-hour protest by truckers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is set for Monday though it’s unclear whether marine operations at the United States’ largest container port complex will be affected.