Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Port of Long Beach Sets Annual Cargo Record in 2021

Port of Long Beach reported its busiest year ever in 2021 on increased consumer spending, but congestion weighs as December volumes fall for a fourth

January 19, 2022
Total Views: 1587

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supply Chain Chaos Helped Ocean Carriers Reap $150 Billion in 2021. Economists Warn It’s Helping Stoke Inflation

By Lauren Etter and Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ocean shipping rates are expected to stay elevated well into 2022, setting up another year of

January 18, 2022
Total Views: 2182

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

California State Budget Proposal Includes $2.3 Billion for Ports

California Governor Galvin Newsom on Monday unveiled his 2022-23 state budget proposal, which includes a planned record investment of $2.3 billion for

January 11, 2022
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Monday, January 10, 2022

Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Delay Container Dwell Fee By Another Week

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have once again postposed consideration of the “Container Dwell Fee” by another week. The ports are citing a

January 10, 2022
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Monday, December 27, 2021

The Supply Chain Story: A Year-End View

By Barry Barker Anecdotally, in the last weeks of 2021, the supply chain problems, encompassing a huge swath of issues, may be getting better. Containers seem

December 27, 2021
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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Port of Long Beach Receives $52 Million MARAD Grant for Rail Project

The Port of Long Beach has been awarded a $52.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration to help fund

December 22, 2021
Total Views: 1666

Friday, December 17, 2021

Oil Sheen Reported Offshore Southern California, Near LA-LB Anchorages

A Unified Command is responding to an oil sheen in San Pedro Bay in the vicinity of the Los Angeles and Long Beach anchorages. The sheen was first reported

December 17, 2021
Total Views: 1775

Monday, December 13, 2021

Southern California’s Empty Container Problem is Getting Worse, Truckers Say

By Ana Monteiro (Bloomberg) — Restrictions on empty-container returns at major ports are the top issue that needs fixing to help ease U.S.

December 13, 2021
Total Views: 3549

Friday, December 10, 2021
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

Vanishing Ships Underscore Supply Woe: Crisis Peak Is a Mirage

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A line of more than 80 container ships waiting to dock at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, was cut

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 4552

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Amid Record-Breaking Year, Port of Long Beach Throughput Falls Almost 5% in November

During a year where cargo volumes have already broken annual records, the Port of Long Beach moved less cargo in November than it did a year ago. The Port

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1172

Monday, December 6, 2021

New Counting Method Suggests U.S. Ship Logjam Is Longer Than Ever

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The number of container ships headed for the busiest U.S. port complex has risen to close to 100 under a new

December 6, 2021
Total Views: 5957

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Record Volumes at Southern California Ports to Become ‘New Normal’ After Crisis

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The record volume of cargo moving through the U.S.’s busiest port complex is likely to continue amid high

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 890

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

Marine Exchange: New Ship Queueing Process at Los Angeles and Long Beach is Working

New ship queuing process off Southern California ports may not be perfect, but for now it’s working, according to one of the entities responsible for

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 3239

Monday, November 29, 2021

Walmart CEO Says Biden Supply Chain Push Is Easing Bottlenecks

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon on Monday hailed the Biden administration’s efforts to ease supply chain

November 29, 2021
Total Views: 1293

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Los Angeles and Long Beach Container Dwell Times Rose to Record in October

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The number of days containers are waiting to be picked up by trucks at California’s neighboring ports of Los Angeles

November 23, 2021
Total Views: 663

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

White House Lauds Progress at Ports, Cites Shipping Competition Concerns

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday lauded improvements in clogged U.S. supply chains, with more goods moving

November 17, 2021
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FMC to Engage Ocean Carriers and Terminal Operators on Container Returns

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission on Wednesday announced a plan to engage with ocean carriers and marine terminal operators as part of a new initiative

November 17, 2021
Total Views: 1204

Monday, November 15, 2021
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Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Authorities Postpone New Container Dwell Fees

San Pedro Bay Ports postpone dwell time fees set to start Monday as port authorities report progress despite an increasing number of containers over the

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 15831


Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach Dwell Time Fees Were Start Today With More Than 48,000 Containers Dwelling Past Limit -UPDATE

Important Update: Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Authorities Postpone New Container Dwell Fees The controversial new dwell time fees, which were set to start

November 15, 2021
Total Views: 4459

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Ships Keep Coming Even As Every Sector Of The Supply Chain Has Reached Capacity

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –The logjam of container ships outside the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach swelled to another record as

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 3367