Posts Tagged ‘port-complex’

LA, Long Beach container volumes roar back

Click to enlargeContainer volumes at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach came roaring back in March, with the largest U.S. port complex reporting a 24 percent increase in container traffic compared to March 2014. Los Angeles reported a total container volume of 791,864 20-foot container units in March, and…

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Heavy congestion closes APMT gate in Nhava Sheva

APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India in the Nhava Sheva port complex is waging an apparently unending battle with congestion that has now forced a temporary halt to gate-in of export cargo and import pickups, producing costly delays for shippers and transportation providers.

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Backlogs fall faster at Oakland, PNW ports than at LA-Long Beach

West Coast ports continue to reduce vessel and container backlogs that built up during the nine months of labor negotiations, with the ports of Oakland, Seattle and Tacoma progressing at a faster pace than Los Angeles-Long Beach. The Southern California port complex accounts for more than 70 percent of the West..

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Labor slowdown hits APMT terminal at Mumbai

APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, which has borne the brunt of landside congestion-related issues in the Nhava Sheva port complex in the recent past, is again experiencing shipping delays because of labor slowdowns tied to the still-unresolved crane operator contract dispute.

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LALB delays doubled turnaround time, cost lines $150 million, Drewry finds

Source: Drewry Maritime Research (www.drewry.co.uk), derived from Marine Exchange of Southern California (www.mxsocal.org).HONG KONG — The average ship turnaround time at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex in the fourth quarter was twice that experienced by carriers in August, with the congestion during the three month period costing carriers an…

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Mexican ports unlikely to win big from West Coast rerouting

Port of Manzanillo, MexicoLONG BEACH, California —

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ILWU, PMA and Los Angeles-Long Beach mayors want to rebuild trust in their ports

After months of bitter negotiations, and with a tentative waterfront contract that is barely three days old, Southern California political, labor and management leaders on Monday said they will focus now on returning the largest U.S. port complex to normal operations

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ILWU, PMA and mayors of LA, Long Beach to rebuild trust

After months of bitter negotiations, and with a tentative waterfront contract that is barely three days old, Southern California political, labor and management leaders on Monday said they will focus now on returning the largest U.S. port complex to normal operations. “Trade is growing

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LA-LB imports down by 25 percent in January, PIERS data shows

Loaded imports through the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex fell by a quarter last month compared to the same period a year ago, reflecting the severity of pain congestion has inflicted on the largest container gateway in the Americas. The data from PIERS, a sister company of JOC.com within IHS Maritime..

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LA-Long Beach, Oakland, PNW congestion reaches critical stage

20 container ships are now anchored off Los Angeles-Long Beach waiting to berth.Congestion in Los Angeles-Long Beach has reached a crisis stage with 20 container ships stuck at anchor Tuesday in the largest U.S. port complex — and no relief in sight

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