Port of Los Angeles

Port of Los Angeles

30 Oct 2014
Port congestion has gotten so bad in Los Angeles-Long Beach that harbor truckers are imposing congestion surcharges of $50 to as much as $100 an hour, and retailers and other beneficial cargo owners are paying the extra charges if the alternative is that they will not get their containers that day.
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.
Port of Los Angeles
22 Jan 2014
The Port of Los Angeles may face threats from the Panama and Suez canals and ports in Canada and Mexico, but in terms of its ability to make payments on more than $700 million in debt...
Port of Los Angeles
20 Jan 2014
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex’s total container volume in December was 1.24 million TEUs, increasing 7.6 percent from 1.14 million TEUs in December 2012.
Log jam
06 Jan 2014
A shortage of skilled labor hampered container handling in Los Angeles-Long Beach on Monday, although the problem was expected to dissipate during the next couple of days as terminals worked their way out of the log jam that built up over the holidays.
Port of Los Angeles
06 Jan 2014
U.S. West Coast ports have arrived at a “crossroads” in 2014, according to the head of the Pacific Maritime Association.
Workers in Oakland
03 Jan 2014
West Coast employers in 2014 are bracing for what could be the most frustrating contract negotiations they’ve had with the powerful International Longshore and Warehouse Union in decades.
Port of Seattle
02 Jan 2014
Containerized exports from West Coast ports surged 15 percent year-over-year in November, and imports increased 12 percent...
Trucks at Port of Los Angeles
19 Dec 2013
The Harbor Trucking Association of Southern California will soon release on its website an ongoing truck mobility project that should provide value to terminal operators and beneficial cargo owners seeking to improve gate productivity in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
Port of Long Beach
17 Dec 2013
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex’s total container volume in November was 1.25 million 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 10.1 percent from 1.14 million TEUs in November 2012.
Oakland port
04 Dec 2013
Container traffic at West Coast ports declined 3 percent in October compared to the same month last year. Imports were down 4 percent and exports dropped 2 percent.