west coast port congestion

Friday, May 13, 2022

Horizon Murky for Container Shipping as Carriers Report Big Returns 

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – As container spot rates continue to wane and close in on contract rates two more ocean carriers have reported record

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 3567

Monday, May 2, 2022

Port of Long Beach Completes Project Boosting Rail Capacity

The Port of Long Beach has completed construction of a new rail project which it says will increase efficiency of goods movement and reduce congestion on local

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 1987

Thursday, April 21, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

U.S. Ports Await Surge from China’s COVID Lockdowns

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The U.S. should brace for another surge in the supply-chain crisis as manufacturers in Asia reopen their factories from

April 21, 2022
Total Views: 2768

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

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: 2101

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Negotiations To Start Next Month In High Stakes Labor Talks At West Coast Ports

By Laura Curtis, Mar 26, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he expects labor talks to be resolved without significant disruption to

March 26, 2022
Total Views: 1880

Friday, March 11, 2022

Port of Long Beach Reports Record February Amid Efforts to Clear Docks of Containers

The Port of Long Beach reported handling a record a amount of cargo last month as crews works to clear congestion at shipping terminals. Dockworkers and

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 856

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Big Ships at the Heart of West Coast Port Congestion

By Mike Wackett in Long Beach (The Loadstar) – BCOs and shippers at the TPM22 conference in Long Beach are questioning why ocean carriers

March 3, 2022
Total Views: 2579

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Congestion At U.S. And Canadian Ports Have Exacerbated French Fry Shortage

By Ann Koh(Bloomberg) Southeast Asian fast-food chains are being hit by a shortage of French fries as supply-chain snarls slow shipments of the frozen

February 19, 2022
Total Views: 2474

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Tokyo McDonald's restaurant in Japan

McDonalds Can’t Export Enough Potatoes

By Sakura Murakami (Reuters) McDonald’s Holdings Company Japan said on Tuesday it would suspend the sale of medium- and large-sized french fries for a

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 6004

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

US Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. labor secretary on Tuesday met with unions and employers at the nation’s busiest port

November 30, 2021
Total Views: 1981

Friday, November 19, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach

Sailors Venture on Land at Packed California Port as Limits Ease

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The logjam of ships waiting for a turn to unload their cargo at the U.S.’s busiest container port has left thousands

November 19, 2021
Total Views: 2036

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Governor, Port Envoy Vow Action on Supply Chain During San Pedro Bay Ports Visit

California Governor Gavin Newsom and Biden Administration-appointed Port Envoy John D. Porcari visited the Port of Long Beach on Wednesday to discuss state and

November 18, 2021
Total Views: 710

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Politicians Claim Florida Ports Can Save Christmas, But Can They?

By Ian Putzger, Americas correspondent (The Loadstar) – Politicians from Florida are talking-up the state’s ports as the solution to the

November 16, 2021
Total Views: 1487

Thursday, November 11, 2021

West Coast Ports Association Says Biden Vaccine Mandate Could Worsen Supply Chain Crisis

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the organization representing companies in labor relations at the U.S.’s largest ports is worried that

November 11, 2021
Total Views: 1084

Saturday, November 6, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach

Cargo Ships Are Trying To Avoid Big Ports

By Kevin Varley(Bloomberg) –Congestion at many of the world’s major ports offered a snapshot of supply chains trying to avoid unprecedented

November 6, 2021
Total Views: 5630

Monday, November 1, 2021

West Coast Ports Face 2022 Labor Clash Amid Snarls

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — With a near-record 75 container ships waiting outside the U.S.’s largest port complex in southern

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 2050

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Effective Immediately And Set To Last For 90 days, Long Beach Eases Container Rules

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –Officials in Long Beach, California, relaxed restrictions on storing shipping containers in a bid to ease a

October 24, 2021
Total Views: 20597

Friday, October 22, 2021

California Governor Signs Executive Order to Help Tackle Supply Chain Issues

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Thursday directing state agencies to identify additional ways to alleviate congestion at California

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 2736

containerships anchored off port of los angeles

Containerships Headed for West Coast Poised to Worsen Port Bottleneck

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — The backlog of ships outside the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — America’s largest gateway for ocean

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 1718

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS

‘Congestion-Free’ Port of Oakland Makes Call for More Cargo

Officials at the Port of Oakland are calling on shipping lines to route more cargo to the “congestion-free” Bay Area port as supply chains problems

October 20, 2021
Total Views: 2806