Port Fines Delayed For Fifth TimeThe Container Dwell Fee at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has again been delayed by another week, the fifth occurrence of the delay as ports report a 41% decline in lingering cargo.
Port of Los Angeles Reports Cargo Numbers Up 22% From 2020The Port of LA has noted an increase of cargo, despite the backlog that has been plaguing the nation over recent months.
New Fines For Empty Shipping Containers At Ports Of LA, Long Beach Start MondayThe “harbor tariff,” as described by the Los Angeles City Council, will fine shipping companies that leave empty containers at the port for more than six or nine days depending on where the containers are headed. If the containers remain past the deadline it is a $100 initial fine and an additional $100 for every subsequent day they remain.
Feuer Calls for National Guard Assistance To Help With Backlog At Port of Los AngelesLA City Attorney Mike Feuer has called for the National Guard to assist in the port backlog dilemma, as many ships have now been waiting on anchor for an average of 13 days.