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Thursday, June 09, 2011
While labor costs and “green” initiatives may be making West Coast ports less dominant in the coming years, they are hardly at risk, said a prominent industry analyst.
Proposed legislation in California that would make that state’s ports less competitive with other Pacific Rim and Gulf ports is being opposed by The International Warehouse Logistics Association
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
In a move to contain costs and sustain service, the West Coast MTO Agreement announced it will raise the current Traffic Mitigation Fee at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
The tired old cliché, “thinking outside the box,” takes on new meaning when invoked by the world’s leading container shipping company
Port of Los Angeles spokesmen said that half a dozen motor carriers are now being investigated for not honoring contracts providing cash incentives for the operation of “clean trucks.”
Posted on 06/07 at 11:12 AM
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Friday, May 27, 2011
The San Francisco Heritage Foundation maintains that Port City (by Michael Corbett; San Francisco Architectural Heritage, 248 pages; $65.00) represents a first in terms of providing a comprehensive story of the Port of San Francisco.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
While supply chain velocity is always a shipper concern, cargo security remains one of the highest priorities for seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
The European Commission’s investigation of ocean carrier antitrust rules ramped up to a new level this week, as Asian players were also targeted by regulators.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Both major ocean cargo gateways in San Pedro Bay posted positive numbers for container throughput in April.
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Tuesday, May 10, 2011
While union dockworkers and truckers have long been criticized for making U.S. West Coast ports weaker, another faction of organized labor may pose an even greater threat to the competitiveness of one major ocean cargo gateway.