National Guard Could Be Deployed To Help With LA Port Cargo BacklogDozens of cargo ships have been anchored offshore from the ports of L.A. and Long Beach for weeks.
Trucking Schools See Spike In Interested Students And Employers Amid National Supply Chain CrisisThe American Trucking Association said in 2019 that it was going to be short at least 1 million drivers in the coming years. That was made worse by the pandemic, when many drivers retired early.
Questions Swirl Around Cause Of Devastating Huntington Beach Oil SpillWatchdog groups are concerned that the bottleneck at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may have played a role in the spill.
Retailers And Customers Feeling Strain Of Supply Chain Logjam"There's things we ordered back in January that we still haven't received and may not receive ever," says Jessica Goldfarb, owner of the gift shop Limonaia in Santa Monica.
Cargo Ships Continue To Arrive, Just To End Up Waiting To Get Into Ports Of LA, Long BeachThe jam in the waters off the Port of Los Angeles continues to get worse, with a new record of 70 cargo ships waiting to get into the LA and Long Beach ports – up from 60 that were spotted last week.
Counterfeit Haul Of 39K Nike, Gucci Items Seized From Port Of Long BeachIf the items were genuine, they’d have a value of over $53 million, authorities said.
Lawmakers, Unions, Port Officials Push For Dockworkers To Receive COVID-19 VaccinationsThe International Longshore Workers Union says nearly 700 dockworkers have tested positive for COVID-19, and if more become infected, officials from the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach worry that could slow down the movement of cargo.
Dozens Of Empty Cruise Ships To Make Stops At Port Of LA In Early 2021The Port of L.A. had 93 cruise cancellations in 2020, which is estimated to have accounted for a nearly $100 million hit to the local economy.
Firefighters Rescue Port Of LA Worker Stuck In Crane Elevator 120 Feet Above GroundThe rescue operation in the air happened at about 5:15 a.m. Thursday at 930 W. Harry Bridges Blvd after a crane elevator apparently got stuck just short of a staircase nearby.
Port Of LA Workers Hold Strike To Commemorate JuneteenthILWU workers at 29 ports up and down the West Coast are walking off the job to commemorate June 19.
Coronavirus: USNS Mercy May Scale Back Medical Operations As Hospital Workloads StabilizeA plan under discussion would reduce the number of available hospital beds on the Navy ship from 1,000 to 250.
USNS Mercy Arrives At Port Of Los Angeles To Treat Non-COVID PatientsThe massive floating hospital arrived in the port at about 8:30 a.m.
Port Of LA Sees Steep Drop In Cargo Volume, Blames US-China Trade WarIn its monthly report, the port cited a 19.1% decrease in the number of twenty-foot equivalent units compared to a record-breaking month in Oct. 2018.
Thousands Of Fake Retro Nikes Worth $2.2 Million Seized At Port Of Los AngelesAuthorities discovered the 14,806 pairs of shoes on a shipment arriving from China. Customs and Border Protection officers say they were mislabeled as “napkins” in an attempt to disguise the illicit cargo.
LA Port Chief Warns China Trade War Could Hurt Local EconomyChina and Hong Kong were the port’s biggest trade partner last year, accounting for $153 billion in goods.