Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest container port in the United States and together with the Port of Long Beach makes Southern California the largest gateway for U.S. imports. The port's seven container terminals are served by BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad. It is the primary destination for imports from Asia bound for the populous consumer markets of the Midwest.

15 Sep 2016
Peak season finally arrives in the trans-Pacific.
Streets scenes like the one pictured did not exist outside the Port of Long Beach before the PierPass system went into effect, but shippers question the cost increases the program has since instituted..
11 Jul 2016
Mario Cordero reacted quickly to an announcement of a traffic mitigation fee increase at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.
05 Jul 2016
Containerized imports through U.S West Coast ports dipped slightly in May.
24 Jun 2016
A new bill introduced in the California legislature aims to spur the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex to revamp its PierPass system.
22 Jun 2016
Cooperation between truckers and terminal operators has improved truck turn times at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.
15 Jun 2016
West Coast port volumes were strong in May, with LA enjoying a "record" month, after an April decline.
03 Jun 2016
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a fiscal year 2016 and 2017 budget.
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02 Jun 2016
The associations representing marine terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach and Oakland made an important announcement regarding their position on SOLAS.
02 Jun 2016
Containerized imports and exports moving through West Coast ports declined in April on a year-over-year basis.
01 Jun 2016
The Teamsters union is accelerating its efforts to organize harbor truck drivers in Southern California.
17 May 2016
Los Angeles-Long Beach exceptionalism has created unique challenges for the largest U.S. port complex.
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17 May 2016
If the container terminals in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach do not automate, they will soon be unable to handle their growing volumes.