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.
Navy, Coast Guard Ships Drop Anchor In The Port Of LA For Fleet WeekVisiting ships including the USS Spruance, USS Comstock, USS Tulsa, USS Scout, USCG Cutter Forrest Rednour and USCG Cutter Alert are dropping anchor in the Port of Los Angeles for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
LA City Council Vetoes Automated Trucks At Port Of LAHundreds of union dockworkers have protested for months against the automated trucks, arguing it will cost them their jobs.
Dock Worker Killed, Second Injured After Tire Explodes At Port Of LAA tire on a top loader exploded at Pier 300.
Hundreds Of Dockworkers Protest Against Driverless Trucks At Port Of LAThey fear the introduction of driverless vehicles will lead to the loss of thousands of jobs at both the Port of L.A. and the Port of Long Beach.
SpaceX Pulls Out Of Lease With Port Of LA For Mars Rocket Building SiteInstead, SpaceX will be moving rocket-building operations to Texas.
Fishing Boat Catches Fire Off Port Of LASmoke could be seen coming from the 50-foot sports fishing boat.