Monday, April 5, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

Los Angeles Containership Backlog Nears Six-Month Mark

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports remained elevated with the wait to offload containers lengthening to eight days, adding costs and...

April 5, 2021
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Monday, March 15, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

Shipping Congestion at Los Angeles Ports Starts Easing

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –Shipping congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for imports from Asia showed signs of easing over the past week as dockworkers made progress reducing by almost...

March 15, 2021
Total Views: 10087

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Port of Los Angeles Will Divert Ships to Battle Covid Container Congestion

By Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) The Port of Los Angeles plans to divert cargo ships to other destinations because of pandemic-fueled congestion, according to the port’s executive director. About 800 of...

February 18, 2021
Total Views: 3835

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

America’s Largest Port Starts COVID-19 Vaccinations

(gCaptain editorial note: Did I miss publishing the fucking news from ports about vaccinating mariners so they can go the fuck home? Admiral Schultz, USCG… do you have any information...

February 16, 2021
Total Views: 3378

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Port of Los Angeles Cargo Volumes Down 17% in First Half 2020

More than 776,000 fewer twenty-foot equivalent cargo containers moved across the docks at the Port of Los Angeles in the first half of 2020 compared to last year due to...

July 16, 2020
Total Views: 35

Friday, January 17, 2020
Maritime News

Cargo Volumes at Port of Los Angeles Fall in 2019 Amid Trade War Uncertainty

Cargo volumes at the United States’ busiest port hit near-record levels, despite lingering tensions from the U.S.-China trade war. Executive Director at the Port of Los Angeles announced Thursday that...

January 17, 2020
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Port of los angeles
Maritime News

Trade War Impacts Weigh on America’s Busiest Port

Throughput volumes at the United States’ busiest container port, the Port of Los Angeles, declined as predicted in November as the U.S.-China Trade War continues to impact American imports and...

December 10, 2019
Total Views: 17

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Maritime News

Port of Los Angeles Imports Fall in September as Trade War Roils Shipping

LOS ANGELES, Oct 10 (Reuters) – The Port of Los Angeles, the busiest for ocean trade with China, processed fewer containers of imported goods in September as the prolonged U.S.-China...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Port of los angeles
Maritime News

Dockworker Dies in Accident at Port of Los Angeles Container Terminal

One dockworker has died and another sustained severe injuries in an accident at a Port of Los Angeles container terminal on Wednesday. A Port of Los Angeles statement said the...

May 15, 2019
Total Views: 32

Thursday, January 12, 2017
port of los angeles
Maritime News

Port of Los Angeles Reports Record Cargo Volume in 2016; 8.8 Million TEU Handled

Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles reached 8,856,782 TEU in 2016, marking the busiest year ever for the port or any port in the Western Hemisphere Port for...

January 12, 2017
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Monday, September 1, 2014
port of los angeles container ship shipping
Maritime News

Los Angeles to Sell $340 Million in Bonds to Refurbish Container Port

The Los Angeles Harbor Department is selling about $340 million of debt, the most since 2009, after the risk of a crippling strike was reduced by a tentative agreement on health-care costs between longshoremen and shippers.

September 1, 2014
Total Views: 7

Friday, June 27, 2014

Naked Man Found Standing on Ship’s Rudder – PHOTOS

We put this first photo up on the gCaptain Facebook page yesterday as a “caption this” and it was such at hit, that we thought we’d provide a little bit...

June 27, 2014
Total Views: 101

Monday, April 21, 2014

Port of Los Angeles Shipments Jump Most Since 2007

Container shipments through the port of Los Angeles climbed in March by the most in seven years as commerce rebounded after disruptions caused by the Chinese New Year and harsh winter weather in the U.S.

April 21, 2014
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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Port Of Los Angelas Aerial Photograph

Port of Los Angeles Approves $127 Million+ In New Construction

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved construction contracts totaling more than $127 million for two major projects that advance modernization of the marine container terminal operated by...

November 11, 2012
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Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Mexico Container Port

Mexico’s New $900 Million Mega-Container Port

The Port of Los Angeles, the country’s busiest container port, faces an uncertain future. A $5.25-billion project will make the Panama Canal wider and deeper, allowing ships from China to bypass...

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 315

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
ship emissions - Seawater Scrubbing

Seawater Scrubbing – Port of Los Angeles invests in innovative green technology for ships

The Port of Los Angeles and California State University Long Beach (CSULB) have announced a partnership to develop and test a new $1.8 million seawater scrubber vessel system next spring...

October 4, 2011
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Monday, May 9, 2011

USCG Captain on Oil Spill Response: Knowing Your Enemy

Story by Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers and Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Schofield via USCG Los Angeles Make no mistake ladies and gentlemen; an oil spill is...

May 9, 2011
Total Views: 2

Friday, March 25, 2011

First post-quake cargo from Japan cleared by U.S. Customs

U.S. Customs and Border Protection gave global shipping line APL an all-clear here this week for the first shipment of containerized cargo from post-earthquake Japan. According to Customs, technicians conducted...

March 25, 2011
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