Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles

29 Jul 2015
Los Angeles-Long Beach is moving slowly toward a dual system of drayage in which some drivers are becoming unionized employees, while others prefer to remain independent contractors. Eventually, the result could be a sufficient pool of drivers to serve the 13 container terminals in the largest U.S. port complex, resulting in service and pricing consistency for the shippers that depend on harbor drivers.
29 Jul 2015
California’s Freight Advisory Committee met Tuesday in Sacramento to begin the process of implementing Gov. Jerry Brown’s executive order to develop a statewide sustainable freight policy that will transition ports, motor carriers, railroads and other transportation modes toward zero emissions.
23 Jul 2015
PierPass Inc. on its 10th anniversary Thursday was basking in the warmth of comments from political and environmental leaders recognizing the program that was created by the terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach for successfully mitigating daytime port-generated traffic.
23 Jul 2015
California port executives Thursday urged key legislative representatives meeting in Oakland to invest in the state’s priority trade corridors to stem the loss of cargo to competing North American ports.
21 Jul 2015
The Teamsters are deploying a bi-coastal strategy to challenge what the union charges is misclassification of drayage truck drivers as independent contractors, an indication of how the issue has expanded far beyond the San Pedro Bay area.
20 Jul 2015
U.S. Federal Maritime Chairman Mario Cordero on Monday said that Los Angeles-Long Beach terminal operators should explain why they need to raise the traffic mitigation fee and raised the prospect of sunsetting the fee, providing ammunition to shippers’ fight against PierPass.
16 Jul 2015
Port of Los Angeles staff is recommending that the port authority embark upon a five-year action plan to advance the development of zero-emission technologies for use in marine terminal yard tractors and for short-haul drayage to off-dock facilities such as intermodal rail yards.
15 Jul 2015
Containerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles declined 2 percent in June compared to June 2014, with a 10.7 percent drop in loaded export containers accounting for much of the decline.
15 Jul 2015
Harbor truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach are accepting the fact that, at least for the moment, turn times are stuck at about 90 minutes, when a little over a year ago average turn times in the largest U.S. port complex were about one hour.
15 Jul 2015
The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will win back most of the market share they lost to East and Gulf Coast ports during labor disruptions this past year by moving cargo to eastern destinations faster and cheaper than other ports are able, Long Beach’s chief executive said Tuesday.
14 Jul 2015
Noelia Rodriguez, a veteran communications executive with local and national experience, has been named to the newly-created position of director of communications at the Port of Long Beach. She will oversee the harbor department’s communications, government relations and marketing divisions.
Port of Los Angeles
09 Jul 2015
CaroTrans Thursday announced it would resume its direct, weekly import service between Rotterdam and Antwerp and the Port of Los Angeles, backing reports that U.S. West Coast port congestion is finally easing almost six months after labor disputes there came to a close.