West Coast Port Disruptions Continue Amid Labor Talks
At least one terminal at the Port of Los Angeles canceled some cargo operations June 5 as disruptions that hit several key U.S. West Coast ports last week appear to continue.
California’s Port Dominance Is Slipping as Cargo Shifts East
The pandemic’s cargo crush pushed the Los Angeles and Long Beach complex close to the breaking point, allowing ports from New York-New Jersey to Houston to grow their market share.May 8, 2023
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.
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.
Multiple Factors Turn California Ports Into ‘Dormant Volcano’
A year ago in early January, a record 109 containerships carrying U.S. imports surrounded the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif. — as of today, the queue is gone.January 11, 2023
Ports on Both Coasts See Drop-Off in Volume in November
Port container volumes on the West Coast and East Coast declined in November, although shippers were focused on different factors.
Port of Long Beach’s Mario Cordero Concerned Over Snag in Rail Talks
ORLANDO, Fla. — Of the two major labor negotiations, Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero is most concerned about the stalled railroad workers/management talks.October 18, 2022
California Ports Reveal Surge in Harmful Emissions in 2021
California port officials announced an unprecedented increase in harmful emissions last year. Although the increase in pollution was substantial, officials said emissions are still much lower than levels in the mid-2000s.
California Ports Face Calls to Go Green After ‘Unmitigated Growth’
After years of “unmitigated growth,” the nation’s busiest port complex is facing calls to lower its carbon footprint from Southern California communities plagued by the health and environmental impacts, said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia.
Port of Long Beach Moves Record Cargo Despite Logjams
The Port of Long Beach moved record cargo volumes last year amid an import surge and supply chain snarl brought on by the pandemic.January 20, 2022