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  • 24 August 2018

    The Port of Los Angeles set new record lows for emissions reductions in 2017.

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will be holding a public forum to discuss topics of interest relating to the Corps’ activities along the Los Angeles River and specifically, within the area referred to as “Glendale Narrows.” The meeting, set for August 1, 2016, in Los Angeles, California, will include a presentation on […]

  • 6 January 2017

    The Port of Los Angeles is now open to all vessel traffic as the US Coast Guard (USCG) ended the search for a downed helicopter in the port on January 5, 2017.  The search was ended after members of the Los Angeles Port Police dive team located wreckage of a helicopter just inside the break wall. […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Los Angeles Port Police dive team located wreckage of a downed helicopter that crashed in the Port of Los Angeles with two bodies inside. The crash of a small black helicopter was reported on Wednesday by several passengers aboard a outbound cruise ship, following which the search and rescue parties were dispatched. The Coast […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have reached a settlement agreement over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act related to two dredge and fill operations conducted by USACE in the Los Angeles River and its tributaries. The alleged violations took place between 2011 and […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations Maj. Gen. Scott Spellman, South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta yesterday conducted a tour with the USACE partners Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The port boat tour consisted of […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to expand the diverse audience of its highly successful Trade Connect Program, the Port of Los Angeles will host an export trade seminar conducted in the Spanish language on Thursday, September 27, from 1:30-5 p.m., at Los Angeles Harbor College’s Music Recital Hall, located at 1111 Figueroa Place, in Wilmington. After Congresswoman […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, last week marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. This video […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mark Hanna, Ph.D., P.E., a senior water resources engineer and an Associate of the firm based in California, will be an expert participant this week during the Room for the River: Los Angeles Workshop and Symposium, set for May 16-17 in Los Angeles. Dr. Hanna will participate in a special track focusing on adaptive strategies […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is looking into the circumstances that led to the security breach at its container terminal on August 16. Namely, a suspected car thief climbed on a loading gantry crane at the port after a police chase across the city, only to fall to his death from the crane several hours later, […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Los Angeles has earmarked $367 million in capital spending for infrastructural projects keeping the focus on investment projects despite coronavirus uncertainties. The investments will help alleviate the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the local communities and provide a boost for construction jobs at the port, the port authority said. “While […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application from the Los Angeles Harbor Department (LAHD) for a five-year maintenance dredging permit. LAHD requested reauthorization of the Regional General Permit (RGP) No. 29 to conduct maintenance dredging at existing berths and public marinas in the county of Los Angeles, California. According to […]

  • 30 May 2014

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has nominated Gene Seroka, an executive with APL shipping line, as the next Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles. “I’m proud to nominate Gene Seroka to be the next Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles, the nation’s top container port,” said Mayor Eric Garcetti. “I’m confident that Gene will be a […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, released the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study final Integrated Feasibility Report for state and agency review. This report includes a Final Feasibility Study (FS) and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Restoration Study, Los Angeles […]

  • 23 February 2015

    A US Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles aircrew medically evacuated an injured crewmember from a container ship approximately 40 miles west of Los Angeles Sunday afternoon. Eleventh Coast Guard District personnel were notified February 16 of a crewmember from the Hyundai Tacoma, a Liberian-flagged container ship, suffering an injury with possible broken bones approximately 880 […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. “With the arrival of the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the Port of Los Angeles has proven that it is prepared to handle the next phase in global trade,” […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District welcomed Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, currently the U.S. Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, during his visit here May 18, 2012. Col. Mark Toy, Los Angeles District commander, and his staff took Bostick on a ground and aerial tour of some of the District’s projects. “I’m […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A large car carrier owned by the Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) is linked to an oil spill in the Port of Los Angeles. Namely, an unknown quantity of oil was reported on Sunday to be coming from the Bahamas-flagged car carrier identified as Istra Ace in the Cerritos channel near berth 212 and […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ports of Auckland, New Zealand, and Guangzhou, China, at a Tripartite Ports Summit sponsored by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the City of Los Angeles. The document establishes the Tripartite Ports Alliance, which represents a new level of cooperation between the […]

  • 26 May 2017

    The Port of Los Angeles has shared a video of the Batmobile arriving to APL Terminal’s Pier 300, with a special escort by Los Angeles Port Police. The Batmobile, which featured in Batman Begins, Batman: The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises, arrived from Gotham City, Batman’s fictional home, to Southern Counties Express’ Warehouse, from where it was […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Last week, the Port of Los Angeles, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, APM Terminals Los Angeles and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) workers successfully moved 18,465 containers from the MSC Isabella during a single ship call at APM Terminals’ Pier 400.

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The raging wharf fire in Wilmington that resulted in shutting down of all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles has been more than 90 percent contained, the port authorities said in a statement yesterday. The fire broke out after a welding accident on Monday evening, igniting the 800-foot-long wharf. As explained by the […]