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Government, Business, Logistics, Autonomous, TCA

Port Automation Hurts Economy, Says Study Funded by Longshore Union

Ports of LA-Long Beach Containerships off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

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
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Port of Los Angeles, Partners Launch Zero-Emission Project

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The Port of Los Angeles and its partners announced the debut of five new hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles and the grand opening of two hydrogen fueling stations as they move to pollution-free goods movement.

June 11, 2021
Technology, Equipment

Southern California Ports Release Proposed Clean Air Action Plan Update

Port of Los Angeles Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., released their proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update as they prepare ultimately to achieve zero emissions for trucks and terminal equipment.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 19, 2017

Truck Turn Times Up One Minute in June as Cargo Volumes Grow Again at L.A., Long Beach Ports

Port of L.A. trucks Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The average time it took a trucker to enter and exit the ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., inched up one minute in June from the same month in 2016, although data from the Harbor Trucking Association revealed encouraging signs that drivers are moving quicker than a year ago.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 17, 2017

Cargo Owners Face 2.3% Increase in PierPass Fee at West Coast Ports Aug. 1

Cargo ship Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Cargo owners will soon pay more to have trucking companies pick up their containers after the West Coast Marine Terminal Operators Agreement announced a 2.3% increase in the PierPass fee effective Aug. 1.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
June 28, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Port of L.A. Sets New Cargo Record, Long Beach Lags Due to Hanjin Bankruptcy

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Containerized cargo volume at the nation’s top two largest ports was mixed in November as Los Angeles continues to experience a record-breaking year and Long Beach suffers from the bankruptcy of the Hanjin Shipping Co.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 14, 2016

February Container Volume Drops at Southern California Ports

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Container volume at the Southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach declined in February from a year ago because of backed-up congestion related to labor issues, the two said.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 18, 2015

New Program at Port of L.A. to Speed Up Cargo Shipments


The Port of Los Angeles has implemented a new program to speed cargo to clear the backlog of containers and move shipments faster in the future.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 11, 2015
Business, Government, Logistics

Los Angeles Delays Hit Sales as No. 1 US Port Suffers

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After years of ending the holiday shopping season with too much merchandise stacked in their warehouses, U.S. retailers face the opposite this year: They may not have enough.

October 27, 2014
Business, Government, Logistics

Port of L.A. Reopens Container Terminals After Wharf Fire

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The Port of Los Angeles on Sept. 23 reopened its container terminals after a fire at an old wooden wharf caused air quality concerns, the Associated Press reported.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
September 24, 2014