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  • Maryland should not penalize Iran shippers

    Maryland should not penalize Iran shippers
    In his recent commentary, Jay Bernstein wants the Maryland authorities to maintain a restrictive policy warning shippers that "if you trade with Iran, you can't trade here" ("Keep up the pressure on Iran," June 21). But the principles of free trade and...
  • Is another strike looming for the ports of L.A. and Long Beach?

    Is another strike looming for the ports of L.A. and Long Beach?
    Bargaining units for a clerical workers' union rejected a tentative labor agreement this week that that ended an eight-day strike that shut down the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach late last year. The tentative contract, announced Dec. 4, intially...
  • Suit haunts dock fee meeting

    At the first of two open houses designed to help dock owners navigate Newport Beach's new residential pier permitting process last week, a handful of residents sat scattered throughout the old City Council Chambers — not a huge turnout compared to...
  • Understanding how stowaway organisms travel the high seas

    Understanding how stowaway organisms travel the high seas
    Ports like Los Angeles and Long Beach are key to the global economy: crossroads where billions of dollars in cargo arrive and depart each year, floating on board thousands of vessels from all over the world. Increasingly, however, large ports are also...
  • Heat embargoes help protect traveling pets

     
    From the International Pet and Animal Transportation Association: When you're traveling during the hot summer, consider the possibility of heat embargoes that some airlines enforce to protect pets from exposure to extreme heat while moving between...
  • Los Angeles, Long Beach ports best positioned for cargo growth

     
    The latest report from global commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle says that the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach remain the best positioned in the nation for taking advantage of growth in international trade. The Jones Lang......
  • A truly moving story

     
      Earlier this week in my column about a moving company, I said I had never heard any HAPPY moving stories. Here is one from reader Robert Kemp:              Upon retiring in 1988, decided to move to Northern Ireland. from where I met my wife in 1943...
  • Samsung reportedly passes Apple in smartphone shipments

     
    Samsung has passed Apple as the world's top shipper of smartphones in the third quarter of the year, according to a report from the research firm Strategy Analytics. But while Samsung sent more smartphones to retailer warehouses than Apple did during...
  • A slow month for cargo at Long Beach port

     
    The nation's second busiest container port saw a sharp decline in cargo numbers in October, but there is a caveat. The Port of Long Beach is operating with just six terminal operators instead of the seven it still had in 2010....
  • Exports brighten trade figures at L.A. seaport

     
    The Port of Los Angeles had its biggest month ever for exports in November and the total was also high enough to drive the nation's busiest cargo container port past its record for goods shipped overseas in a year....
  • A&E rolls out another entertaining reality series with “Shipping Wars”

     
    By Stacey Harrison When I reach Roy Garber over the phone for our interview, he's on the road. But then where else would he be? If you watch Shipping Wars — A&E's new reality series premiering tonight at 9 — you'll quickly learn that Garber...