The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach’s proposed Clean Air Action Plan is transformative and will reshape the Southern California waterfront — the question is, will the waterfront be reshaped for the better or the worse? No one will be immune from the CAAP’s recommended program — not longshoremen and truckers working on and […]
But they aren’t leaving without a fight Over a dozen shopkeepers at San Pedro’s kitschy Ports O’Call are gearing up to sue the Port of Los Angeles over their imminent eviction to make way for the eventual redevelopment of the property...Show More Summary
The Port of Los Angeles said Thursday it is reviewing its security protocols after a man driving a stolen SUV— who evaded police at least twice — breached a security gate into the West Basin Shipping Terminal, climbed a gantry crane, and eventually fell or jumped to his death Wednesday night. The man was identified Thursday, […]
A June cyberattack that snarled shipping terminal operations worldwide — and briefly shut down the Port of Los Angeles’ largest cargo terminal — has cost the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk $200 million to $300 million, the company said this week. The unprecedented attack forced workers...
NEWPORT BEACH — A juvenile gray whale last seen in the shallow waters of Newport Harbor’s Back Bay has left the harbor and was spotted leaving the Port of Los Angeles Wednesday, Aug. 16. “The whale was seen near Cabrillo Beach late Wednesday,” said Justin Viezbicke, marine mammal stranding coordinator for the National Oceanic and […]
This is crazy… A bizarre incident at the Port of Los Angeles Wednesday night as a high-speed police chase ended with the suspect entering the port where he climbed a giant ship-to-shore crane and stripping naked before plunging to his death. Show More Summary
A man fell to his death on Wednesday at the Port of Los Angeles after he led police on a chase before he climbed a crane where he stripped, danced and did acrobatics during a hours-long standoff, local media reported. Police began chasing a SUV that was reported stolen near the Los Angeles suburb...
Car theft suspect scaled crane over Port of Los Angeles, some 160 feet, then shed clothes, started standoff
A man suspected of stealing a vehicle drove recklessly through the Port of Los Angeles before climbing on top of a shipping crane. The surreal scene was captured on live television, with the man roaming the top of the massive crane while officers waited on the ground. The high-speed pursuit began...
Metro spokesman Dave Sotero says the machines use sensors to scan a person as they walk through, searching for firearms and explosive compounds. Metro is conducting the pilot program to evaluate the accuracy and capacity of the portable machines and determine if the scanners could become permanent fixtures in the county's transit.
Cyclists will rule the road Sunday along a 7-mile stretch near the Port of Los Angeles for the 22nd CicLAvia — a recurring car-free festival. During the event, which started at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., thousands of people on bike, foot and skateboards are expected to trek through the city’s Harbor...
Visitors to the Port Of Los Angeles can now access numerous popular waterfront destinations by bicycle thanks to a newly launched bike sharing system provided by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Port of Los Angeles.
There are some cool museums by the Port of Los Angeles. [ more › ]
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, July 28 (Reuters) – Dockworkers at 29 ports in California, Oregon and Washington are expected to ratify a three-year extension of their contract with shipping companies, union officials said on Friday, in a move likely to ensure labor peace on the West Coast waterfront until at least 2022. Show More Summary
The Port of Los Angeles and other participating members of the Environmental Ship Index (ESI) incentive program have expanded their rewards programs for vessel operators willing to go above and beyond regulatory standards to cut harmful emissions from ships. Show More Summary
The Port of Los Angeles handled a record 9.2 million Twenty-Foot Units (TEUs) in its 12-month fiscal year ending in June, the highest annual container throughput for any port anywhere in the Western Hemisphere. The Port of Los Angeles...Show More Summary
The Port of Los Angeles reports it has closed its 12-month fiscal year with total cargo volumes of 9.2 million twenty-foot units (TEUs), a new annual record for most container throughput for a Western Hemisphere port. Volumes increased 8.1 percent in June compared to the same period last year…
Last year, Robert Ballard's team began mapping underwater around the Channel Islands to seek clues to historic volcanoes, sea levels and submerged landmarks like caves and boulders while spotting unusual sea creatures.
Juan Lara was headed back to the Port of Los Angeles two weeks ago from his daily pickup in the Mojave Desert when his truck erupted with engine trouble. He managed to bring the truck and its 50,000-pound load of borax limping into the port. There the 63-year-old driver says he faced a bill for...
PARIS, July 3 (Reuters) – French container shipping firm CMA CGM said on Monday it had agreed to sell a 90 percent stake in a Los Angeles terminal to infrastructure funds for $817 million in cash. CMA CGM will retain a 10 percent interest...Show More Summary