Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Ports

1 Million TEUs in 1 Month: Port of Los Angeles Sets New Western Hemisphere Cargo Record

The Port of Los Angeles processed over 1 million twenty-foot equivalent containers in May for a new Western Hemisphere record. Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka made the...

June 15, 2021
Total Views: 1998

Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Ports

Port of Los Angeles Processes Record 10 Million TEUs for New Western Hemisphere Record

The Port of Los Angeles has become the first port in the Western Hemisphere to handle 10 million twenty-foot equivalent containers (TUE) over a 12-month period. The port celebrated the...

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 2718

Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Ports

Record April Volume at Port of Los Angeles

Another gangbuster month for the nation’s top port. The Port of Los Angeles today reported handling 946,966 TEUs in April for its best April in the port’s history and its...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 1443

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Ports

‘Madness’ at the Port of Los Angeles as Cargo Surge Breaks March and Year-to-Date Records

The Port of Los Angeles processed 957,599 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) last month for a 113% leap compared to March 2020 when global trade slowed to a crawl at the...

April 14, 2021
Total Views: 7797

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: 3950

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Sets Latest Monthly Record

The United States’ top port for containerized imports from Asia reported its best February on record as the nation’s economy continues to bounce back from the pandemic. The Port of...

March 17, 2021
Total Views: 3225

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: 3825

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: 1596

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: 2385

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: 3430

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: 4525

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
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Shipping

CMA CGM to Cut Transpacific Premium Service as SoCal Port Congestion Hits On-Time Deliveries

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – CMA CGM appears to be set to close its transpacific express container shipping service, after worsening congestion at Los Angeles port impacted delivery guarantees. According...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 2154

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: 7974

Friday, January 15, 2021
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Reports Fourth-Busiest Year on Record in 2020

The Port of Los Angeles reported its fourth best year on record in 2020 as a late-year surge of pandemic-induced consumer spending helped boost volumes to near 2019 levels. In...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 1017

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Ports

COVID Restocking Surge Continues at Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles reports that November cargo volumes were up more than 20 percent compared to last year on a combination of increased consumer spending, holiday shipments and...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 2372

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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: 2370

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

Sunday, November 22, 2020
Ports

Boatloads of Cargo Off Los Angeles Grind Gears of World Economy

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A flotilla of almost a dozen cargo vessels sits anchored just south of Los Angeles this weekend, waiting for berth space. Around the twin ports of...

November 22, 2020
Total Views: 7335

Friday, November 20, 2020
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Reports Busiest Month Ever on Loaded Imports, Empty Exports

The Port of Los Angeles processed a little over 980,000 twenty-foot equivalent containers in October to set a new record for the busiest month in the port’s history as imports...

November 20, 2020
Total Views: 3125

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: 3360