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 owners and will help fund and incentivize the changeover to cleaner trucks.Exemptions to the CTF rate will be initially provided ... [+]

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 ... [+]

August cargo volumes exceeds 954,000 TEUs at Port of Los Angeles

Strong American consumer demand has continued unabated for more than a year, evidenced by the steady amount of cargo streaming through the Port of Los Angeles. In August, the Port of Los Angeles processed 954,377 TEUs, just shy of last August’s record of 961,833 TEUs. Eight months into the 2021 calendar ... [+]

Port of LA adopts $1.7B FY 2021/22 budget

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.7 billion FY 2021/22 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles. The approval comes on the heels of record cargo volumes during FY 2020/21, which Port officials credit to a rapid recovery in global trade and pent-up, pandemic-induced consumer ... [+]

Cargo surge breaks March, Q1 records at Port of Los Angeles [+]

Port of LA completes nearly $1m in enhancements to fruit terminal

The breakbulk terminal building at Berths 54-55 at the Port of Los Angeles has a new fabric membrane roof among other improvements, thanks to nearly $1 million in upgrades completed in March by the Port at the marine terminal operated by SSA Marine. As the main stop for Chilean fruit ... [+]

Port of LA to host virtual clean truck program update

The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) will host a Clean Truck Program 2021 Concession Agreement Update on March 17, at 9 a.m. via Zoom. POLA currently has concession agreements with approximately 1,100 Licensed Motor Carriers (LMCs), which must be replaced before they expire on September 30, 2021. POLA Environmental Management ... [+]

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