Friday, January 15, 2021
Ports

Port of Long Beach Reports Busiest Year in 2020 Despite Headwinds

The Port of Long Beach moved a record 8.1 million TEUs in 2020 despite facing headwinds from the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing trade war with China. Total cargo volumes...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 1650

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Ports

Nation’s Busiest Port, Buried in Imports, Plucks Out Toys to Load Santa’s Sleigh

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Workers at the busiest U.S. seaport are plucking containers of toys off ships and out of massive stacks of cargo swamping...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 2337

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Ports

Port of Long Beach November Volumes Jump 30%

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest November on record as retailers make the final push before the holidays. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 783,523 twenty-foot equivalent units...

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 1605

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipping

Opinion: Container Shipping Is Booming Again. That Probably Won’t Last

By Justin Fox (Bloomberg Opinion) — The two busiest ports in the U.S., the neighboring facilities of Los Angeles and Long Beach, have been setting new monthly records for inbound container...

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 5536

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Ports

U.S. Import Boom Delaying Cargo at Nation’s Busiest Port

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Record cargo imports are causing delays that are rippling from the nation’s busiest U.S. port complex to other parts of the...

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 3298

Thursday, November 12, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Breaks Monthly Cargo Record Again, Continuing Historic Recovery Run

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest month ever again in October as the number of twenty-foot containers handled topped 800,000 for the first time in 109-year history of...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 395

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Interesting

Trade is “Humming” at United States’ Second-Busiest Port

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest month ever in September as retailers rush to restock ahead of the holiday season. The port on Wednesday said trade was...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Reports Best August Ever Amid COVID-19, Trade War Uncertainty

The Port of Long Beach had its best August in its 109-year history, marking a strong start to the peaking shipping season despite lingering economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19...

September 9, 2020
Total Views: 25

Friday, August 14, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Reports Best Month Ever in July Amid Pent-Up Consumer Demand

The Port of Long Beach posted its busiest month ever in July due to pent-up demand by consumers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The port said trade increased 21.1% in July...

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 20

Friday, July 10, 2020
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Cargo Volumes Fall 11% in June

The coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer U.S. west coast ports. The Port of Long Beach on Friday reported that 602,180 TEU was moved across its docks in June, making for...

July 10, 2020
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Cargo Volumes at Port of Long Beach Showing Signs of Recovery

Cargo volumes at the Port of Long Beach rose last month as the economic fallout from COVID-19 pandemic finally shows signs of recovery. Dockworkers and terminal operators at the port...

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
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Maritime News

Container Volumes Continue to Slide at the Port of Long Beach

Fewer cargo containers moved through the Port of Long Beach in April as economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to impact global trade. The Port of Long Beach today...

May 12, 2020
Total Views: 11

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Cargo Volumes Dip in August

The Port of Long Beach said cargo volumes in August slid more than two percent compared to a year ago amid the on-going U.S.-China trade war. The Port of Long...

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 1

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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Maritime News

June Imports Down at Top U.S. Hub for China Trade

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation’s busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, – handled 5.1%fewer inbound...

July 11, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Maritime News

Ships Reduce Speed for Cleaner Air at the Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach is applauding the voluntary slow down of ships calling at the port as part of the Port’s Green Flag Incentive Program, which offers financial incentives...

June 27, 2019
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Imports at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Fall in May

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex – the No. 1 hub for U.S. ocean trade with China – processed 6.3% fewer inbound...

June 12, 2019
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Container Volumes Fall in First Quarter of 2019

The Port of Long Beach container volumes fell 4.7 percent in the first quarter of 2019 compared last year as the rush to beat tariffs eased. The Port of Long...

April 10, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Maritime News

Yilport Is Said in Talks for $2 Billion California Terminal Deal

By Gillian Tan, Vinicy Chan and Ercan Ersoy (Bloomberg) — Turkey’s Yilport Holding AS is in advanced talks to buy a container terminal in Long Beach, California, a deal that...

March 21, 2019
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
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Maritime News

Shippers Must Share the Financial Impact of Carriers’ IMO 2020 Compliance

By Mike Wackett in Long Beach (The Loadstar) – The implications for carriers and BCOs of the IMO low-sulphur regulations that come into force in less than 10 months have dominated...

March 5, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Maritime News

Trade War Pushes Port of Long Beach Towards New Cargo Record

Cargo volume at the Port of Long Beach continued to rise in November, setting the stage for a second consecutive calendar year record. The Port handled 621,835 twenty-foot equivalent units...

December 13, 2018
Total Views: 3