Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapses after cargoship collision

Early Tuesday morning, the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, MD collapsed after a bridge support column was hit by a large container ship. The cargo ship Dali, a 984-foot vessel, notified authorities of “power issues” moments before slammed into a bridge support at nine miles per hour. All vessels, including cruise ships, are being diverted from Port of Baltimore while authorities search for survivors and investigations continues.This is an… Read More »Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapses after cargoship collision


Rain from a major atmospheric river storm moved into Southern California this morning, causing minor flooding during the morning commute and concerns about greater destruction. As of 5:30 a.m., weather officials said the rainfall in Los Angeles County had “caused widespread urban, roadway and small stream flooding.” Rainfall totals had already reached an average of 1 to 2.5 inches across much of L.A. County, with some places already over 3… Read More »POWERFUL STORM FLOODS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Ports of LA, Long Beach delay cargo fee again

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Friday, April 22, once again delayed implementing a fee against ocean carriers whose import containers linger at marine terminals, even as progress in reducing the backlog has slowed in recent weeks. The pilot program launched in early November as the twin ports, the two busiest in the nation, struggled with an ongoing cargo surge amid the pandemic. The supply chain, which… Read More »Ports of LA, Long Beach delay cargo fee again

Port of Long Beach Harbor Tours are Back!

Harbor Tours are back for 2022! Tours will begin in May – registration for May tours will be Monday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on this page. Registration will be the third Monday of the month for the following month’s tours (third Tuesday in June due to Juneteenth holiday). Join the Port of Long Beach on one of their highly regarded Port Tours!  Aboard the 90-minute narrated excursion,… Read More »Port of Long Beach Harbor Tours are Back!

Demand Spurs US East Coast Port Congestion

Full container terminals in Northern Europe and the US East Coast, constantly shifting vessel schedules, and persistently low on-time performance continue to undermine stability on the trans-Atlantic trade. Those dynamics are creating bottlenecks that will make the US East Coast “the next hot spot for terribly high congestion,” said Peter Sand, chief analyst at rate benchmarking platform Xeneta. US consumer demand continues to drive record import volumes as a much-heralded… Read More »Demand Spurs US East Coast Port Congestion


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