Laura Curtis

Government, Business, Logistics

Port of Los Angeles Reports Record Cargo in 2021

Port of Los Angeles Shipping containers at night at the Port of Los Angeles.(Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg News)

The Port of Los Angeles moved record cargo volumes last year amid an import surge at the biggest U.S. container gateway and supply chain snarls brought on by the pandemic.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
January 21, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Port of Long Beach Moves Record Cargo Despite Logjams

Port of Long Beach Cargo ships are unloaded at the Port of Long Beach. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg)

The Port of Long Beach moved record cargo volumes last year amid an import surge and supply chain snarl brought on by the pandemic.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
January 20, 2022
Business, Logistics

Port of Los Angeles Defers Empty Container Fee

The Port of Los Angeles Trucks at the Port of Los Angeles. (Bing Guan/Associated Press)

The Port of Los Angeles, the U.S.’s largest for container traffic, has deferred a plan to charge ocean carriers that fail to clear empty containers off the docks and is consulting with the logistics industry on alternatives on how to cut the backlogs.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
January 13, 2022
Government, Business

Infrastructure Bill Expected in Summer, Rep. Graves Says

Office of Rep. Sam Graves

President-elect Donald Trump’s “massive” infrastructure plan probably will come “sometime this summer,” Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) said at an aviation industry lunch in Washington.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
January 10, 2017