Port of LA executives honored for efforts to advance women in transportation industry

Two Port of Los Angeles executives have been honored by WTS Los Angeles (previously known as Women’s Transportation Seminar) for their outstanding leadership in promoting and advocating gender diversity within the global transportation industry. Chief Harbor Engineer Dina Aryan-Zahlan has been named WTS-Los Angeles 2022 Woman of the Year. The award recognizes a female leader in the transportation field who has made an outstanding contribution to the industry, and directly contributed ... [+]

Port of LA cargo volumes remains soft

Cargo volume at the Port of Los Angeles dropped in October as the Port handled 678,429 TEUs, a 25% decrease from October 2021. The Port of Los Angeles has processed 8,542,944 TEUs during the first 10 months of 2022, about 6% down from last year’s record pace.“With cargo owners bringing ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Cargo volume eases in August

After record-breaking cargo volume in 2021 and the first half of 2022, the import surge at the Port of Los Angeles slowed in August. The port handled an estimated 806,000 TEUs in August, approximately 15% less than the same period a year ago.“Some goods that usually arrive in August the ... [+]

San Pedro Bay ports container dwell fee on hold through June 17

The San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will once again delay consideration of the “Container Dwell Fee” for another week, this time until June 17.Since the program was announced on Oct. 25, the two ports have seen a combined decline of 38% in aging cargo on ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles has 2nd best April

The Port of Los Angeles handled 887,357 TEUs in April 2022, the second-best April in its 115-year history. Four months in to 2022, the Port has processed more than 3.5 million TEUs, 1% ahead of last year’s record pace.“We’ve had a remarkably strong start to the year and cargo continues ... [+]

Move Cargo While Striving for Zero Emissions

On April 1, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles launched the Clean Truck Fund rate. The rate – $10 per twenty-foot equivalent unit on loaded import and export cargo containers hauled by drayage trucks as they enter or leave container terminals – will be collected from beneficial cargo ... [+]

Long Beach, Los Angeles approve Clean Truck Fund spending plans

The Harbor Commissions of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have each adopted spending plans for the Clean Truck Fund (CTF) rate program, a key component of the ports’ Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). The plans, approved separately by each port, target the development and deployment of zero-emission ... [+]

Port of LA rolls out new components to Port Optimizer™

The Port of Los Angeles has unveiled new features to its Port Optimizer™, the nation’s first and only port community system that allows shippers, cargo owners, terminal operators and others to better predict and plan cargo at the busiest trade gateway in the U.S. “With these enhancements, the Port Optimizer will ... [+]

Fee at Ports of LA and Long Beach remains on hold

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach announced on November 29 a further postponement of the “Container Dwell Fee.” After meetings with U.S. Port Envoy John Porcari, ocean liner companies and marine terminal operators, the two ports said the fee will not be considered prior to ... [+]

Port of LA hits record September

The Port of Los Angeles processed 903,865 TEUs in September, the busiest September ever in the Port’s 114-year history. Year to date, overall cargo volume stands at 8,176,917 TEUs, an increase of 26% compared to 2020.“Despite the global supply chain challenges, the Port of Los Angeles and its partners continue ... [+]

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