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CMA CGM Christophe Colomb, in the Elbe estuary.

Giant container ships make port facilities obsolete

Oct 29, 2014
The huge ships came into use far faster than ports expected.
Posted In: megaship, port of Long Beach, container ship, big ships, sea ports

Port of L.A. strike comes to a close

Dec 5, 2012
A deal has been reached to end an eight day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which handle almost half of all the cargo that arrives by sea in this country.
Posted In: port of Long Beach, los angeles, import export, ports

California ports strike enters second week

Dec 4, 2012
The strike at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles rumbles on, bringing losses to some and opportunities to others.
Posted In: port, strike, shipping, port of Long Beach

Strike at Los Angeles ports starts to back up commerce

Nov 30, 2012
Already the strike has idled thousands of trucks and trains that take containers from the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to factories and distribution centers.
Posted In: ports, port of Long Beach, shipping

The future of U.S. ports after Panama Canal growth

Mar 13, 2012
It's possible America's busiest ports may not stay busy. Southern California currently receives most of the imports shipped from Asia. But that could change with a major expansion of the Panama Canal.
Posted In: california, Panama, port of Long Beach

Occupy movement tries to reengage

Dec 12, 2011
Protesters around the country are working to reestablish the Occupy Wall Street movement. At the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, hundreds of demonstrators are trying to disrupt business.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street, port of Long Beach