Los Angeles, Long Beach delay container dwell fee decision

The Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles have announced further postponement of the Container Dwell Fee. Following meetings on 22 November with US Port Envoy John D. Porcari and industry stakeholders, the ports highlighted continued progress moving containers off marine terminals. The fee will not be considered before 29 November. Since […]

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OOCL introduces Long Beach PCSX service

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has introduced its new Pacific China South Express (PCSX) service, strengthening its Trans-Pacific network. The PCSX is a new service designed to offer express linkage from South China to Long Beach, USA and has been launched in response to evolving needs of the market and to satisfy customers’ needs for […]

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach terminal operator switches to cleaner fuel

SSA Marine, which operates three container terminals at the Port of Long Beach, has become the first terminal operator at the port to transition its fossil-fuelled cargo handling equipment to renewable diesel fuel. The change involved over 230 pieces of equipment and is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 68% across its container terminals. […]

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach reports second busiest October in 2021

The Port of Long Beach has recorded its second-busiest October since it began tracking cargo movements through the port. In October 2021, dockworkers and terminal operators moved 789,716 TEU. While successful, it does also show a 2.1% reduction in throughput when compared to the port’s strongest October on record in 2020. Imports decreased by 4.3% […]

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Port of Long Beach introduces Clean Truck Fund Rate

In a bid to support its goal of a zero-emissions truck fleet by 2035, the Port of Long Beach has announced it will start collecting its Clean Truck Fund (CTF) Rate on 1 April 2022, as approved by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. The port will collect $10 per TEU – an amount […]