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A dockworker labor shortage at the Port of Oakland that is frustrating shippers and carriers is expected to continue into August, threatening the peak-shipping season, even though the registration of 100 new longshoremen is underway.

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The Port of Los Angeles announced Monday it will begin construction this summer on a two-year, $127 million project to improve the marine terminal operated by Yusen Terminals, so that it can more...
The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners Monday approved a $470 million fiscal year 2016 budget that will fund the continued development of logistics center aimed at boosting container volume at...
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