February 23, 2015
Boxed In: Cranes and cargo containers at Port of Los Angeles.
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Container volumes surged in August to near-record levels at the Port of Los Angeles, according to data released Wednesday.
The Port of L.A.’s Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a 10-year extension on a labor agreement that seeks to continue hiring workers from the harbor area and from high-unemployment communities in the city.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together make up the nation’s largest port complex, set new records in cargo movement last month.
Implementing goals of having only zero-emission vehicles and cargo handling equipment by 2035 will cost the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach $7 billion to $14 billion, according to the ports’ Clean Air Action Plan update released Thursday
SHIPPING: Struggles to move cargo may remain after labor dispute resolved.
Ports are likely to be flooded with containers for a while after a labor deal is struck.