Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles

24 Oct 2014
Sensing an opportunity from the woes of Southern California, Oakland says it should be considered an attractive port for diversions from Los Angeles-Long Beach.
Thumbnail of Drayage Flashpoints graphic
31 Mar 2014
With the spring retail season at hand, the U.S. economy showing signs of accelerating and the import peak season six months away, there’s growing concern that shippers and their supply chains will feel the impact unless systemic problems with how containers flow from ships through ports to inland destinations are addressed.
20 Mar 2014
APM Terminals in Los Angeles on April 7 will roll out a trucker appointment system that the manager of Southern Californi
Port of Long Beach
18 Mar 2014
Containerized imports at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex declined 7 percent in February in line with normal seasonal trends associated with the Chinese New Year celebrations in Asia.
Port of Shanghai
12 Mar 2014
Carriers’ schedule reliability from Shanghai to Oakland, Calif., showed the greatest variation in eastbound Asia-to-Southern California route performances...
05 Mar 2014
Two intermodal chassis providers have unveiled plans to cooperate in a “gray” fleet of 68,000 chassis that could be interchanged at 11 container terminals in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Port of Los Angeles
25 Feb 2014
The vice president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association called upon California’s political leadership to help return the ports to a “virtuous cycle” in which growing cargo volumes generate the revenue needed to build infrastructure and pay for environmental improvements.
Container ship entering the Port of Savannah.
20 Feb 2014
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex got off to a “flat” start in 2014, in contrast with the “strong” numbers posted by the ports of Savannah and Charleston in January.
Chassis
10 Feb 2014
A chassis-shortage contagion that has plagued the three largest U.S. ports since late last year is a stark reminder to cargo interests, trucking companies and waterfront labor that the cozy world of ocean carrier-owned chassis has come to an end.
Ship near Oakland
04 Feb 2014
Container volumes moving through West Coast ports in 2013 increased 2 percent compared to 2012. Loaded import containers also increased 2 percent, as did loaded export containers, according to numbers posted on the website of the Pacific Maritime Association.
03 Feb 2014
A crisis of chassis dislocations has developed in Los Angeles-Long Beach, and the entire port community is seeking a solution before it spins out of control.
Train at Port of Long Beach
31 Jan 2014
The transloading of imported cargo from marine containers to domestic containers in Southern California increased sharply in 2013, but new data suggests transloading has hit a plateau and future growth will be incremental.