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Night gates at ports called a 'win-win' on congestion relief

California’s trucking industry has honored a Port of Oakland marine terminal for easing the state’s containerized cargo crunch. Oakland International Container Terminal received the first-ever Terminal Recognition Award last week for opening its gates at night.

The California and Harbor trucking associations presented the honor at a conference in Long Beach. The organizations also recognized […]


Port of Los Angeles to begin construction on Yusen Terminal improvements

From Container Management:

The Port of Los Angeles is to start construction this summer on a two-year project to improve the marine container terminal operated by Yusen Terminals LLC.

The Los Angeles Board of Harbour Commissioners has awarded a US$44.6m contract to upgrade berths, and backlands at Berths 212-224.

The Yusen project consists of upgrading […]


LA terminal expansion to allow better handling of increasingly larger vessels

The Port of Los Angeles announced this week it will begin construction this summer on a two-year, $127 million project to improve the marine terminal operated by Yusen Terminals, so that it can more efficiently handle larger vessels.

West Coast marine terminals’ inability to handle larger vessels was one of the main contributors to port […]