Since 2011, trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been ordered by the state to pay drivers more than $45 million in wages and restitution for illegally classifying the workers as “independent contractors” instead of employees — a move that allowed the companies to avoid...
CMI Transportation, K&R Transportation and California Cartage Transportation Express are accused of knowingly violate state labor laws while driving their workers into debt.
Los Angeles filed three lawsuits against some of the busiest port trucking companies in the country following USA TODAY Network reporting.
Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer sued three port trucking companies Monday, alleging the firms exploit their drivers by misclassifying them as independent contractors, an arrangement that can result in take-home pay of only pennies. In lawsuits filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Feuer...
The Viking Sun sailed into the Port of Los Angeles last week with a full contingent of passengers who, fittingly enough, spent two sunny days exploring Southern California. The ship's visit marked a number of firsts: It was Viking Cruises' first world cruise, its first West Coast port of call,...
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Apple recently updated its list of Aerial screen savers for Apple TV 4K with ultra high-resolution snippets ported over from the fourth-generation model, as well as all-new footage of Los Angeles at night.
The CMA CGM has completed the sale of a 90% equity interest in Global Gateway South terminal (GSS) at the port of Los Angeles, California. The sale was completed last Friday to EQT Infrastructure III and its partner P5 Infrastructure (P5) for an Enterprise Value of $875 million. Show More Summary
APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles has set new world record for single vessel cargo operations during the call of the 13,600 TEU capacity Maersk Evora, with a combined total of 24,846 TEUs loaded and discharged over a 128-hour period. Show More Summary
The Siemens eHighway heavy-duty truck project continues in California, as the company has revealed a mile-long stretch in the port of Los Angeles and Long Beach for testing purposes
The MV Ever Smart arrived at the port of Los Angeles on Wednesday showing clear evidence of the dozens of containers which were lost from the vessel during its voyage across the Pacific. As gCaptain reported previously, the British-flagged Ever Smart lost 42 containers overboard approximately 700nm east of Japan on October 30, 2017. Show More Summary
Siemens just launched a one-mile long demonstration site for its electrified eHighway system, the first of its kind in the United States. The eHighway demo is being run in California near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. TheShow More Summary
A new pilot project in L.A. is testing whether the fastest and easiest way to get clean trucking might be to electrify the trucks from above. Near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, South Alameda Street is typically filled with trucks–and smog. But a one-mile stretch of the trucking route is now also a demo site for new electric highway technology. Read Full Story
Siemens and the South Coast Air Quality Management District are conducting a one-mile, zero-emission eHighway demonstration in Carson, California, near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
The cities of southeast Los Angeles County are key drivers of the Southern California economy. Our proximity to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Long Beach (710) Freeway and rail lines means our region is an industrialized hub that literally keeps the rest of the country moving. This is a tremendous source […]
Danish shipping giant Maersk says it has set a new world record for the most cargo handled in a single port call with the MV Maersk Evora’s recent stopover at the Port of Los Angeles. During the port call at APM Terminals’ Pier 400,Show More Summary
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...