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  • 24 August 2018

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

  • 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,” […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Los Angeles posted this photo of one of NYK Line’s container ships undergoing a ship emissions capturing process carried out by Maritime Emissions Treatment System or METS. The METS is barge-mounted and positioned alongside the vessel by tugboat. A tall crane mounted on the barge reaches to the exhaust stacks of the diesel auxiliary […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles and USACE have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the container terminal located at Berths 226-236 on Terminal Island at the Port of Los Angeles, operated by Everport Terminal Services, Inc. The proposed project would improve the container-handling efficiency and capacity of the existing terminal to accommodate the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2019

    The Port of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö Port AB (CMP) will collaborate on sustainability and environmental issues.

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles has awarded Ports America the contract to provide operation, management and maintenance of the Port of Los Angeles Cruise Terminal at Berth 90-43 in San Pedro, Calif., known as the World Cruise Center. The five-year agreement, commencing April 2013, includes two 5-year options. Among the services that Ports America will […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Yusen Terminals Inc. [YTI] Container Terminal Improvements Project, located at Berths 212-224 at the Port of Los Angeles, on the north side of Terminal Island along the Cerritos Channel, near the East Basin. The […]

  • 30 October 2017

    Image Courtesy: Port of Los Angeles A new world record has been set for a single vessel port call as a total of 24,846 TEUs was loaded off and back on the Maersk Evora at the Port of Los Angeles earlier this month, according to Danish shipping giant Maersk.  The 13,492 TEU ship arrived at […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for the first commercially ready ship emissions capturing system called the Maritime Emissions Treatment System (METS). The METS-1 is CAEM’s first-generation system. It is mounted and deployed from a barge that is positioned alongside ships berthed at the Port of Los Angeles. The […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clean Air Engineering-Maritime (CAEM) has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) approval for the first commercially ready ship emissions capturing system called the Maritime Emissions Treatment System (METS). The METS-1 is CAEM’s first-generation system. It is mounted and deployed from a barge that is positioned alongside ships berthed at the Port of Los Angeles. The […]

  • 17 January 2019

    The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2018 than any time in its 111-year history.

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles decreased 22.7 percent in January compared to the same month last year, due to terminal congestion, protracted longshoremen contract negotiations and other supply chain issues affecting the US West Coast ports, the port authority said in a release. January 2015 cargo volumes totaled 529,427 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 24 August 2007

    A terminal operator at the Port of Los Angeles will lose three customers that move about $40 million in cargo each year when those shipping lines shift their business to the neighboring Port of Long Beach in November, officials said Thursday. The decision represents a loss for TraPac terminal and the Port of Los Angeles. […]