As Many As Half A Million Shipping Containers Could Be Waiting Off Ports Of LA, Long BeachCargo ships continue to arrive off the coast of Southern California, and the shipping bottleneck may be why product prices are going up, even though shelves remain empty.
Backlog Of Cargo Ships At Port Of LA Reaches Boiling PointFew are more frustrated about the backlog at the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach, than truck drivers in the chaos. They say that a trucker shortage is not the problem, instead the port needs to speed up their wait times and have more dock help ready to off load.
Buy Them Now: Shoppers Urged To Get A Jump On The Holidays Due To Global Shipping ProblemsA record 60 cargo ships are waiting off the coast of Southern California, waiting to unload its cargo at the Port of Los Angeles, the busiest container port in the nation. Another 20 ships are due to arrive in just days, according to port officials.
Shipping Delays Could Mean Higher Prices, Longer Ship Times This Holiday SeasonShoppers may want to consider setting aside more money for holiday shopping this year, and definitely should plan ahead for extra long ship times.
Hundreds Of Members Of The Majestic Princess Crew Vaccinated At Port Of Los AngelesThe COVID-19 vaccination event -- which was put on with help from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Ports America and Metro Cruise Services – administered 221 vaccines to crew members.
Hawthorne Man Sentenced To 212 Years For Insurance Fraud After 2 Disabled Sons Drowned In 2015 Crash Off Port Of LA PierAli F. Elmezayen, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John F. Walter, who called the scheme “evil and diabolical.” Elmezayen was also ordered to pay $261,751 in restitution to the insurance companies he defrauded.
Port Of LA, Shipping Company Donate 75K Respiratory Masks To FarmworkersThe Port of Los Angeles, Logistics Victory Los Angeles and CMA CGM Group donated 75,000 respiratory face masks to the United Farm Workers of America Monday to help those working outdoors amid the pandemic, wildfire smoke and extreme heat.
Transportation Service Company Looking To Hire 15 Truck DriversThe company says it is looking for people with at least one year of drayage experience.
Friend Of Man Accused Of Trying To Hit USNS Mercy With Train Speaks OutA friend of a man accused of derailing a locomotive at full speed near the USNS Mercy hospital ship being used to ease hospital beds during the coronavirus pandemic spoke out Thursday.
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.
Naval Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Headed To LA For Coronavirus ResponsePresident Donald Trump said the Navy vessel USNS Mercy, the world’s largest hospital ship, will be deployed to the Port of Los Angeles as part of the coronavirus response.