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Friday, February 2, 2024
port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

U.S. Container Ports Preparing for Cargo Surge Due to Red Sea Disruption

U.S. ports, particularly on the West Coast, could see a surge in cargo volumes in the coming weeks as shippers re-route cargo to avoid Red Sea disruption from

February 2, 2024
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Monday, November 6, 2023
cargo ships loading at port of oakland
Ports

ONE Expands Terminal Capacity in Rotterdam and US West Coast

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has completed its acquisition of significant stakes in three major container terminals on the U.S. West Coast and in Rotterdam. The

November 6, 2023
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Tuesday, August 22, 2023
A tug escorts a containership at the Port of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Robert V Schwemmer / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

Opinion: Californians Can’t Afford Unachievable Maritime Mandates

By Sly Hunter and Shawn Bennett, As California goes so goes the nation, and how the state regulates its extensive maritime industry has a ripple effect

August 22, 2023
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Thursday, May 18, 2023
The San Pedro Bay Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Photo Courtesy Port of Long Beach
Shipping

U.S. West Coast Ports Regain Lost Volume as Competitive Pressure Mounts

CHICAGO, May 18 (Reuters) – Some U.S. importers who shifted cargo away from West Coast ports to rival gateways over fears that labor contract

May 18, 2023
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Monday, May 8, 2023
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Ports

California’s Port Dominance Slipping as Cargo Shifts East

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — California has suffered a series of economic blows this year, from torrential rains that inundated farmland to

May 8, 2023
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Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.
Ports

West Coast Ports Losing 1 Million TEUs Per Year to Eastward Import Shift

Over one million twenty-foot equivalent import containers per year have shifted away from U.S. West Coast ports, with Gulf Coast ports being the biggest

April 18, 2023
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Saturday, October 29, 2022
Aerial photo of a container terminal at the port of long beach
Ports

Port of Long Beach Receives $30.1 Million To Fund Zero-Emissions Cargo Handling Equipment

The Port of Long Beach announced Friday it will receive a $30.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to deploy the nation’s largest fleet

October 29, 2022
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Saturday, May 7, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach. photo REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Ports

West Coast Dockworkers, Firms Vow to Avoid Upheaval Amid Contract Talks

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) –Labor negotiations at 29 West Coast ports are set to start next week with both sides saying they want to avoid further

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 1317

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support
Shipping

Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has caused U.S.

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 2196

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
U.S. Labor Secretary Will Watch West Coast Ports’ Contract Talks ‘Very Closely’
Ports

U.S. Labor Secretary Will Watch West Coast Ports’ Contract Talks ‘Very Closely’

By Josh Eidelson (Bloomberg) — U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said he’ll be closely watching West Coast dockworkers’ contract talks in coming

March 29, 2022
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Friday, January 28, 2022
January COVID Cases Among U.S. West Coast Longshore Workers Top 2021 Total
Ports

January COVID Cases Among U.S. West Coast Longshore Workers Top 2021 Total

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — About 1,700 dockworkers at West Coast ports have tested positive for Covid-19 in January, stretching capacity at the

January 28, 2022
Total Views: 1183

Thursday, November 18, 2021
one apus
Shipping

Winter Weather, West Coast Port Labor Talks Pose Wild Cards for Shipping -Hapag Lloyd

FRANKFURT, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The shipping industry may face unexpected risks from labour negotiations in western U.S. ports and winter weather

November 18, 2021
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Thursday, August 13, 2020
Pandemic to Weigh on U.S. Ports’ Peak Shipping Season
Maritime News

Pandemic to Weigh on U.S. Ports’ Peak Shipping Season

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Imports at major U.S. container seaports could hit their lowest level in four years as the novel

August 13, 2020
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Thursday, October 10, 2019
port of los angeles
Maritime News

U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Ahead of December Tariffs, NRF Says

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to hit their highest level of the year again next month ahead of new tariffs set to take

October 10, 2019
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
container ship terminal
News

Female Dockworkers in U.S. Accuse Shippers, Union of Pregnancy Discrimination

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 (Reuters) – Four women dockworkers have filed federal discrimination claims against the shippers’

March 29, 2018
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Thursday, March 1, 2018
cosco shipping at port of long beach
Maritime News

Capacity Increases Could Put Transpacific Container Rates Under More Pressure

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – As shippers and carriers on the transpacific prepare for the annual contract negotiating season – which kicks

March 1, 2018
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Friday, July 28, 2017
U.S. West Coast Dockworkers Ratify Contract Extension with Shippers
News

U.S. West Coast Dockworkers Ratify Contract Extension with Shippers

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, July 28 (Reuters) – Dockworkers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washington are expected to ratify a three-year

July 28, 2017
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Port of Oakland Reports Huge Decline in Diesel Emissions
News

Port of Oakland Reports Huge Decline in Diesel Emissions

The Port of Oakland has reported huge declines in diesel emissions from both ships and trucks as part of a long-term plan to enhance air quality for

November 1, 2016
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
U.S. West Coast Dockworkers to Talk Contract Extension with Shippers
Maritime News

U.S. West Coast Dockworkers to Talk Contract Extension with Shippers

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union have agreed to discuss a possible extension to a

September 28, 2016
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Port of Long Beach Chief Sees More Pain for Shipping Lines
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Chief Sees More Pain for Shipping Lines

By Andy Hoffman (Bloomberg) — Global container shipping lines face one or two more years of pain as the industry consolidates amid overcapacity and

May 24, 2016
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