Port of Long Beach

Government, Business

Port of Long Beach Has Record 1Q; Port of Los Angeles Sees 5.7% Drop

Port of Long Beach Port of Long Beach by Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

The Port of Long Beach had its best first quarter, up 19.4% compared with the same period in 2017.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 17, 2018
Business

SoCal Ports Set February Volume Records in Another Sign of Humming Economy

Port of Los Angeles containers Cargo containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles. (intherough/Flickr)

In another sign that the U.S. economy is doing well, officials at the Port of Los Angeles and the nearby Port of Long Beach, Calif., said February was a record month for shipping goods in and out of the biggest ports in the United States.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 14, 2018
Business

Turn Times at California Ports Slow One Minute in January

Port of L.A. containers Containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles. (TT File Photo)

The average time to enter and exit the two largest containerports in the United States slowed one minute in January on a year-over-year basis, although the percentage of trips over two hours fell in the same period.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2018
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Port of Long Beach Sets Record for Container Volume in a Year

Hyundai merchant marine vessel at Port of Long Beach A Hyunday merchant marine vessel returns to the Port of Long Beach (Port of Long Beach via YouTube)

The Port of Long Beach recovered from a rocky 2016 with a record-setting year in 2017, moving 7.5 million industry-standard twenty-foot-equivalent units, the port’s leader announced at the State of the Port address Jan. 24.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 25, 2018
Business, Logistics

Harbor Truckers Express Cautious Optimism on Turn Times in 2017

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles via YouTube

Truck drivers took one minute longer, on average, to enter and exit the two large ports in Southern California in December 2017 compared with the same month in 2016, although the full-year average was three minutes faster than a year ago.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 18, 2018
Business, Equipment

Truck Turn Times Improve at SoCal Ports as Volumes Continue to Surge

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles via YouTube

The average time it took a truck driver to enter and exit the two largest ports in North America — Los Angeles and Long Beach — was 10 minutes quicker in November versus the same time a year ago, according to the Harbor Trucking Association.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 13, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Are Electric-Hybrid Trucks the Answer to California Port Pollution Problem?

Siemens

The sound — and smell — of thousands of idling trucks at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach could be fading if a new pilot project to convert them to part-time electric vehicles sticks.

Skip Descant | Government Technology
November 22, 2017
Business

SoCal Port Turn Times Fall 7 Minutes in October

Containers ready for dray service at the Port of Los Angeles intherough/Flickr

The average time it took a truck driver to enter and exit the major Southern California ports fell 7 minutes in October on a year-over-year basis, according to monthly data from the Harbor Trucking Association.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2017
Business, Technology

Electrified Highway Goes Live to Serve Ports of Long Beach, Los Angeles

Siemens-sponsored port e-highway Siemens

A one-mile electrified highway has gone live with three heavy-duty trucks running between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., as partners Siemens and the South Coast Air Quality Management District seek to cut emissions from trucks serving the two largest U.S. ports.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
November 13, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

SoCal Ports Approve Aggressive Air Quality Rules for Moving Cargo

Truck at Port of Long Beach Port of Long Beach via YouTube

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach announced they have approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update that sets out aggressive clean air strategies for moving cargo through the nation’s busiest container port complex — which is on pace for the busiest year ever.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 3, 2017

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