Port of LA cargo volume slips in July

The Port of Los Angeles moved 684,291 TEUs in July as cargo shipments declined compared to last year’s record month.“Global trade has eased as warehouse inventories of retailers and manufacturers remain elevated,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “American consumers are continuing to spend and are likely to find more discounted items this year as we move into fall fashion and year-end holiday season.”July 2023 loaded imports ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles recognizes shipping lines, customers helping to reduce emissions

The Port of Los Angeles recently celebrated the achievements of over two dozen shipping lines and carriers for participating in the Port’s Vessel Speed Reduction Program (VSRP), an air quality and annual incentive program for vessel operators who reduce their speed as they approach or depart America’s Port®. The voluntary ... [+]

Ports of Los Angeles, Nagoya sign agreement to expand cooperation

Officials from the ports of Los Angeles and Nagoya, Japan, have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to broaden cooperation on key sustainability and operational efficiency initiatives, including port community systems and digital supply chain information sharing, zero-emission vehicle and equipment testing, and a new Green Shipping Corridor between ... [+]

Singapore, Long Beach, LA Ports to establish Green, Digital Shipping Corridor

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles, with the support of C40 Cities, signed a memorandum of understanding on April 24 to establish a green and digital shipping corridor between Singapore and the San Pedro Bay ports complex to support ... [+]

Port of LA signs agreements with Tokyo, Yokohama ports

The Port of Los Angeles recently entered into separate Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) with the Port of Tokyo and the Port of Yokohama – to more formally collaborate on sustainability and environmental issues. The agreements were signed the week of March 16 by Port of Los Angeles officials during the ... [+]

Port of LA signs cooperative agreement with Port of Gothenburg

Officials with the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Gothenburg, Sweden, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to further their relationship and cooperation on a number of key topics, including sustainability, digital and physical infrastructure, and potential trade opportunities. The agreement was signed at a ceremony at the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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