Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Twin California Ports Introduce Zero-Emission Locomotive

Weeks after the California Air Resources Board approved a rule to limit rail pollution, the Pacific Harbor Line on May 4 unveiled one of the nation’s most advanced zero-emission locomotives.

Donna Littlejohn | Los Angeles Daily News
May 5, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Ports of L.A., Long Beach Join Bid to Be Hydrogen Fuel Hub

The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports want to be part of a statewide clean hydrogen hub, through which they would get funding to test usage of the fuel to power trucking and terminal equipment.

Donna Littlejohn | Los Angeles Daily News
March 17, 2023
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports Hail Supply Chain Progress

In January, a record 109 ships awaited entry into the combined ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, often stretching to south Orange County. On Aug. 11, that number stood at nine ships.

Donna Littlejohn | Los Angeles Daily News
August 15, 2022
Government, Business, TCA

Truckers’ AB 5 Protest Fueled by Lack of Clarity

Protests over California's AB 5 law could have a dramatic impact on the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland, where more than 70% of truckers are owner-operators.

Donna Littlejohn | Los Angeles Daily News
July 18, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Autonomous, TCA

Port Automation Hurts Economy, Says Study Funded by Longshore Union

Automation at the Long Beach Container Terminal and the Port of Los Angeles’ TraPac terminal has eliminated 535,848 hours and $41.8 million in wages annually for dockworkers, even as production at ports that are automated is typically lower than at those that aren’t, according to a new study.

Donna Littlejohn | Los Angeles Daily News
June 30, 2022
Business, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Zero-Emission Truck Trial OK’d for California Ports

Long Beach harbor commissioners on April 25 approved an agreement — hailed as groundbreaking — that will deploy 100 battery-electric trucks owned and operated by Schneider and NFI to the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Donna Littlejohn | Los Angeles Daily News
April 26, 2022