Friday, September 17, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach

Los Angeles Port Logjam Has Enough Containers to Cross Half the U.S.

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) The number of container ships waiting to enter the biggest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia reached an all-time high of 65 vessels, carrying potential payloads of...

September 17, 2021
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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Union Pacific to Resume Rail Service from West Coast Ports On Schedule

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (Reuters) – Union Pacific Corp container shipments from U.S. West Coast seaports to one of the railroad’s major hubs in Chicago will restart early next week...

July 22, 2021
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Thursday, June 24, 2021
CMA CGM mega sized containership M/V Benjamin Franklin

U.S. Port Jam Lingers As Port Woes Stretch From China to Germany

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade held steady over the past week, as ports from China to Germany battle with Covid-19 outbreaks and...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 1162

Friday, June 4, 2021
Wendover Shipping Container Shortages

Watch Wendover Explain The Container Crisis

A few weeks ago the Port of Long Beach reported its busiest April on record as dockworkers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot equivalent units in April for a 43.6%...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 2361

Monday, May 10, 2021
port of los angeles

Parking Lot In The Pacific Persists As Imports Jam U.S. Ports

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week amid a steady flow of imports at some of the...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 2325

Monday, April 5, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach

Los Angeles Containership Backlog Nears Six-Month Mark

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports remained elevated with the wait to offload containers lengthening to eight days, adding costs and...

April 5, 2021
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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
maersk ship

2M Snubs Congested West Coast Ports

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – To improve schedule reliability, 2M partners Maersk and MSC are to avoid congested US west coast ports with two transpacific pendulum services. From this week, the...

March 9, 2021
Total Views: 2552

Thursday, March 4, 2021

U.S. West Coast Port Congestion Could Last Until Summer Peak Season

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Major port and landside congestion at US west coast ports could last until the summer peak season, according to ocean carriers attending the JOC’s virtual TPM21 conference...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4665

Thursday, June 25, 2015

U.S. Senate-Approved Bill Seeks Port Performance Transparency

A divided Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday approved legislation requiring the government to report on the performance of major U.S. port operations, including during labor contract talks.

June 25, 2015
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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Maritime News

Standoff Over – West Coast Dockworkers Approve Five-Year Pact

West Coast dockworkers approved a five-year contract with shippers and port operators, formally ending a months-long stalemate that almost paralyzed cargo movement from November through February.

May 24, 2015
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Friday, April 3, 2015

West Coast Ports Labor Deal Wins Dockworkers Union Approval

A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that led to major disruptions to trans-Pacific trade, the U.S. Department of Labor said on Friday.

April 3, 2015
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Maritime News

Congestion Slowly Easing at U.S. West Coast Ports

Cargo congestion at the two busiest U.S. container ports has eased considerably in the six weeks, but port officials said it would take several more weeks for freight traffic to return to normal.

April 1, 2015
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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach Begin Collaboration Talks

Executives at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles met this week to begin talks about working together to improve the flow of cargo through the largest port complex...

March 26, 2015
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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Oakland Port Terminal Stalls in Labor Dispute After Settlement

The Port of Oakland, the fourth-busiest container port on the West Coast, partially shut down in a dispute between dockworkers and management, more than two weeks after the two sides struck a tentative contract deal.

March 12, 2015
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Monday, February 23, 2015

West Coast Ports Revive as Dockworkers Take on Two-Month Backlog

Ports are coming back to life along the U.S. West Coast after dockworkers resolved a nine-month labor standoff, though the cargo backlog from ships waiting offshore may take eight weeks to clear.

February 23, 2015
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Saturday, February 21, 2015

West Coast Ports Employers, Dockworkers Reach Tentative Five-Year Contract Deal

West Coast dockworkers and their employers ended their nine-month standoff with a five-year contract deal, averting a shutdown of 29 ports that could have cost the U.S. economy $2 billion a day.

February 21, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015

West Coast Port Talks Said to Intensify as Labor Secretary Raises Pressure

Negotiators in the nine-month standoff at U.S. West Coast ports are ratcheting up discussions as Labor Secretary Tom Perez seeks to move talks to Washington if dockworkers and their employers can’t reach a resolution.

February 20, 2015
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Terminal Operations Suspended at Port of Oakland

Marine terminal operations were suspended for the day Thursday at the Port of Oakland as longshore workers took the day off for a union meeting, the Port said in a statement.

February 19, 2015
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Maritime News

Crisis Brews (Again) on the West Coast Docks: What’s Going On?

The West Coast ports of the U.S. are headed for paralysis as a contract dispute between management and unionized dockworkers spills onto the docks from San Diego to Bellingham, Washington.

February 19, 2015
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

U.S. West Coast Ports Reopen As Labor Secretary Joins Talks – Update

A partial shutdown of 29 U.S. West Coast ports stretched into a third day on Monday ahead of the U.S. labor secretary's scheduled arrival in San Francisco.

February 17, 2015
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