Port of Los Angeles

15 Apr 2014
In the brutal war for cargo that is underway in today’s world of powerful shipping alliances, the last thing the Southern California ports want to do is subsidize competitors by helping them pay to deepen their ports, the president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission said yesterday.
Containter ship at the Port of Los Angeles
15 Oct 2013
Containerized imports in Los Angeles continued to build in September for the peak shipping season, reaching a monthly high of 370,785 20-foot-equivalent container units.
15 Oct 2013
Rich Dines wants more reefer cargo moving across the docks in Long Beach.
Intermodal rail at the Port of Los Angeles
11 Oct 2013
Los Angeles-Long Beach continues to dominate the U.S. import trade from Asia, but Southern California’s market share of containerized imports has declined on average 0.8 percent per year since 2003, according to an industry consultant.
10 Oct 2013
Five years after the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach launched the industry’s most comprehensive clean-truck program, a father-son driver team became the first independent contractors to purchase an environmentally compliant truck off of lease.
Trucks entering terminal gates at the Port of Los Angeles.
09 Oct 2013
Marine terminals have measures at their disposal to improve gate times and eliminate long truck queues, but this increased productivity must be paid for by one or more parties to the transaction, according to transportation consultants.
Geraldine Knatz
04 Oct 2013
Geraldine Knatz, general manager of the Port of Los Angeles, announced Thursday that she will retire at the end of the year.
Port of Long Beach, container ships at Pier A
01 Oct 2013
West Coast ports in August enjoyed a welcome bump in container traffic after seven months of lackluster performance this year.
Pier A at the Port of Long Beach. Photo courtesy Port of Long Beach.
17 Sep 2013
The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex’s total container volume in August was 1.34 million 20-foot-equivalent units, rising 7.2 percent from 1.25 million TEUs in August 2012.
29 Aug 2013
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have realized unprecedented reductions in harmful diesel emissions, especially from trucks, since the unveiling of their joint Clean Air Action Plan in 2006. Now they anticipate significant emissions reductions from vessels.
26 Aug 2013
After five years and numerous appeals, the American Trucking Associations’ lawsuit challenging certain provisions of the Port of Los Angeles clean-truck plan has been put to rest, with harbor trucking interests scoring a powerful victory.
Second Quarter 2011-2013 West Coast Market Shares - U.S. Pacific North West vs. Canada. Source: Individual Ports
18 Aug 2013
West Coast container ports experienced a decline in year-over-year traffic in the second quarter of 2013. Overall throughput to major West Coast ports in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada fell 2.3 percent from 6,114,834 20-foot-equivalent containers in second quarter 2012 to 5,975,881 TEUs in second quarter 2013. Market shares of major Pacific Northwest and Mexican ports were down on the North American West Coast this quarter compared to the year prior. However, ports in Canada and California saw their shares climb in this market.