Thursday, July 8, 2021
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Ports

Port of Long Beach: June Cargo Volumes Stay Strong Amid Signs of Leveling Off

Cargo volumes through the Port of Long Beach remained strong in June but showed signs of leveling off as retail spending cooled down and consumers warmed up to summertime recreation...

July 8, 2021
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Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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Ports

Port of Long Beach Reports Best Month on Record in May

Container volumes at Port of Long Beach broke 900,000 TEU for the first time ever in May as consumer demand continues to show no signs of letting up. Dockworkers and...

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 1505

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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Environment

Port of Long Beach Incentivizes Carriers to Deploy ‘Greenest’ Ships

Ocean carriers with vessels calling at the Port of Long Beach are set to be be further incentivized to deploy their greenest ships. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1152

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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Ports

Online Purchasing Drives Port of Long Beach to Record April

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest April on record as the cargo boom continues. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot equivalent units in April for a 43.6%...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1197

Monday, April 12, 2021
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Ports

SoCal Port Backlog Continues as Imports Surge Through March

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week as imports surged through March, usually one of the slower...

April 12, 2021
Total Views: 3958

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Ports

Port of Long Beach Had Busiest Month on Record in March

The Port of Long Beach reported its busiest month ever in March as imports continue to pour into U.S. seaports. The Port of Long Beach says the new record comes...

April 8, 2021
Total Views: 1348

Monday, March 15, 2021
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Ports

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: 10079

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Ports

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: 3832

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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Ports

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: 3376

Monday, February 15, 2021
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Shipping

Vaccinations Start for Dockworkers at Nation’s Busiest Port Complex

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Feb 12 (Reuters) – About 800 longshoremen from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Friday got the first COVID-19 vaccinations for dockworkers...

February 15, 2021
Total Views: 1597

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Urges Freight ‘Silos’ to Unite in Crisis

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Companies that violate U.S. supply-chain rules around inundated American ports may be penalized, according to a key maritime regulator in Washington who is pushing the fragmented...

February 9, 2021
Total Views: 2494

Saturday, February 6, 2021
Ports

Dockworkers at Nation’s Busiest Port Complex May Get Better Vaccine Access

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Dockworkers at the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia may soon have better access to coronavirus vaccines, as officials on the West Coast battle congestion...

February 6, 2021
Total Views: 2387

Thursday, February 4, 2021
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Ports

Cargo Boom Continues at Nation’s Second-Busiest Port

The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest January on record as the cargo boom continues into 2021. Dockworkers and terminal operators at the port moved 764,006 twenty-foot equivalent...

February 4, 2021
Total Views: 2802

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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Shipping

Captain Livingstone: Guns, Germs, and Steel

The 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning book Guns, Germs and Steel, written by UCLA Professor Jared Diamond, is a fascinating read covering 13,000 years of human history and a seemingly apropos header...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 3433

Friday, January 29, 2021
Shipping

Biggest Gateway for U.S. Imports Hit by Record Ship Bottleneck

By Brendan Murray – Ship congestion around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach hit an unprecedented level, worsening the bottleneck at the busiest gateway for U.S. imports. A record...

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 4528

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Ports

Anchored Containerships Off Los Angeles/Long Beach Flee Winter Storm

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Cargo ships enduring one of the worst U.S. port bottlenecks in more than a decade faced down another obstacle as they waited to offload near Los...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 7991

Friday, January 15, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
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: 1874

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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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: 2372

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: 1630

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: 5554