Government, Business, Logistics

Trade Battles With China Could Damage 1.47 Million U.S. Jobs, Says Study

Port of Los Angeles Trucks wait to be loaded at the Port of Los Angeles. (Nick Ut/AP)

President Donald Trump’s long-running trade battle with China is putting nearly 1.47 million U.S. jobs at risk, according to a new study commissioned by the Port of Los Angeles and written by global consulting firm BST Associates.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 12, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

As L.A. Ports Automate, Some Workers Are Cheering On Robots

A Maersk ship unloads containers at the Port of Lost Angeles

The arrival of robots at the Port of Los Angeles is exposing a stark economic divide between two sets of Southern California workers.

Margot Roosevelt | Los Angeles Times
November 7, 2019
Government, Business

Most of the Nation’s Ports Report Strong July

Containers at Port of Los Angeles Cargo containers are stacked on a ship at the Port of Los Angeles. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Most of the nation’s largest seaports are reporting record cargo volume amid stalled trade negotiations between the United States and China.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
August 22, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

In Middle of Trade War, Port of Los Angeles Terminal Gets Ready for Robots

Port of Los Angeles The Maersk Edinburgh cargo ship sits docked at the APM shipping terminal in the Port of Los Angeles. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Pier 400 in Los Angeles is North America’s largest shipping terminal. More than 1,700 trucks pass through on average per day, even in the middle of the U.S.-China trade war.

Romy Varghese | Bloomberg News
May 22, 2019
Government, Business

Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach Approve New Truck Clean Air Standards

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles

Officials with the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., have approved measures that are designed to reduce air pollution from new trucks just entering drayage service, specifically those that go in and out of the marine terminals.

July 16, 2018
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, 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
Government, Business, Logistics

Coalition Urges Donald Trump, Lawmakers to Remember Ports in Infrastructure Debate

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles, a member of of the Coalition For More Efficient Ports (Green Fire Productions/Flickr)

A coalition of the top three containerports, two private terminal operators and two industry analysts wrote a letter to President Donald Trump and Congress to urge lawmakers not to forget the ocean freight industry during the debate on infrastructure.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 9, 2018

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