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Commentary

The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex finds itself engulfed in a meltdown of historic proportions, and that's no exaggeration. How quickly the ports can recover will determine their viability going forward.

News & Analysis

22 Oct 2014
Hamburg Süd said it has taken steps to combat significant delays in vessel arrivals and departures at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as severe congestion at the largest port complex in the Americas has reached a new level of intensity.
21 Oct 2014
Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka assured footwear importers meeting in Long Beach Tuesday that the Southern California ports have proposals that could provide some immediate relief to the worsening congestion problem in the harbor.
21 Oct 2014
Toy importers are feeling the impact of congestion and delays at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Ships lined up at the Port of Long Beach. Source: @sbogucki12
21 Oct 2014
In a reminder of the parking lot that the San Pedro Bay became during the 2002 lockout by the Pacific Maritime Association of ILWU workers, container ships are backed up once again off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach waiting for days for a berth as gridlock descends on the largest port complex in the Americas.
21 Oct 2014
The book is closed on a three-year cross-border trucking pilot project, but the debate over cross-border trucking with Mexico is far from finished.
20 Oct 2014
The South Carolina Ports Authority today received the first ship call of a new consolidated South American east coast service that brings additional post-Panamax vessels to Charleston.
20 Oct 2014
The Harbor Trucking Association will explore the possibility of filing a class action lawsuit against the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland as congestion worsens at the California ports, the association announced today.
20 Oct 2014
State and federal politicians are balking at the potential privatization of the Port of Boston’s busiest terminal, an option brought forth by the port authority as it continues to look for ways to erase a funding shortfall totaling $200 million.
Port of Los Angeles
20 Oct 2014
The executive director of the Port of Los Angeles said efforts to fix the congestion problem in Southern California will fall short until the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association negotiate a new contract.