L.A.'s latest traffic jam: Dozens of container ships waiting to be unloaded

Mar 8, 2021
The longer there's a backlog, the more risk it poses to the recovering economy.
The COVID-19 pandemic has meant more people shopping online and fewer people able to work in shipping safely, resulting in today's backlogs.
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A view of the trade war from "America's Port"

Nov 19, 2019
At the Port of Los Angeles, the busiest in nation, tariffs are taking a toll.
At the Port of Los Angeles, the busiest in nation, tariffs are taking a toll.
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The Port of Los Angeles gives a lesson in mega ships

Aug 24, 2016
East Coast ports can learn a lot from Los Angeles about handling giant ships.
The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the largest container ship to ever call at a North America port, is docked at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California.
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Record cargo ship docks in Los Angeles

Dec 25, 2015
The largest cargo vessel ever to call at a US port, will dock in Los Angeles.