Port Of Los Angeles

By LM Staff · December 13, 2017
Total November POLA volume came in at 924,225 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units), which set a new record for monthly volumes in the port’s 110-year history, topping November 2016’s 877,564 TEU, and were up 5.3% annually. POLB November volume was up 14.7% annually at 612,659 TEU, with the first 11 months of 2017 coming in at 6,847,589 for a 10% annual gain. In calendar year 2016, POLB handled 6,775,171 TEU.
By Patrick Burnson · November 9, 2017
A group of leading ports from around the globe wrapped up a two-day meeting in Los Angeles this week as part of a maritime collaboration called chainPORT, a global initiative established in 2015 to digitally connect ports worldwide and boost efficiency within the global maritime supply chain.
By Jeff Berman · November 8, 2017
Legislation focused on addressing cybersecurity concerns at United States ports was recently passed by the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. The legislation came in the form of the reintroduction of a bill from Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-CA), entitled H.R. 3101 the Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act.
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2017
John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, admits that the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) proposed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will indeed by “transformative,” and will reshape the Southern California waterfront. Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach
By LM Staff · October 13, 2017
September volumes at both the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were strong as the build up to the holiday season continues.
By Patrick Burnson · September 27, 2017
The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) has criticized a new proposed “Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP)” by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach stating it proposes costly initiatives that will further erode the competitiveness of the two ports.
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2017
Less than a year since launching its unique “digital solution” for ocean cargo container throughput, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding the program to include all terminals and shipping lines.
By Patrick Burnson · July 10, 2017
Ocean cargo industry analysts were not surprised by news of Cosco Shipping Holdings Co.’s $6.3 billion offer to buy Orient Overseas International Ltd. The talk of such a deal has been circulating for weeks. But the implications for U.S. West Coast ports may be significant.
By Patrick Burnson · July 5, 2017
The West Coast MTO Agreement recently announced that on August 1, 2017, the Traffic Mitigation Fee will increase by 2.3 percent.
By Patrick Burnson · July 3, 2017
Logistics managers returning to work after the July 4 holiday have been given some good news by Maersk, which has promised to reopen “key applications” after last week’s cyber attack.
By Jeff Berman · May 15, 2017
Following a very strong month of March and first quarter overall, April volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) again shined, according to data recently issued by the ports.
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By Patrick Burnson · May 2, 2017
The advent of new carrier alliances and “big ship readiness” will determine which of the top ports gain share and supply chain advantages. Meanwhile, logistics managers must hedge their bets to mitigate risk and avoid reliance on a handful of key gateways.
By Patrick Burnson · November 29, 2016
The nation’s two biggest ports – LA and Long Beach – are being used as beta models for PMSA’s effort to analyze container dwell time at all 12 international container terminals in San Pedro Bay.
By Patrick Burnson · November 23, 2016
As Thanksgiving approaches, authorities at the nation’s two largest seaports have noted that they are Aggressively deploying zero and near-zero emission trucks and cargo-handling equipment and expanding programs that reduce ship emissions as future “core strategies.”
By LM Staff · November 16, 2016
Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased nearly 16 percent in October compared to the same period last year, marking the busiest month ever at a Western Hemisphere container port, according to data collected by the American Association of Port Authorities.

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