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  • Hampton Roads to Richmond barge to start thrice-a-week service

    A barge that hauls containers up the James River from Hampton Roads to Richmond twice a week, is adding a third day of service, according to transportation officials. With the addition of Saturday service, a top Virginia Port Authority news release...
  • 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...
  • Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers

    Federal mediators to try to restart talks with dockworkers
    Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years. A strike would clot...
  • Albert C. Haeger, broker

    Albert C. Haeger, broker
    Albert C. Haeger, a veteran customhouse broker and freight forwarder who owned and operated the old William H. Masson Inc. brokerage, died Aug. 3 of pancreatic cancer at his Bel Air home. He was 85. The son of a merchant marine engineer and a homemaker,...
  • From land grab to Loop flood

    From land grab to Loop flood
    When the Chicago River sprung a leak 20 years ago today, it wasn't the first time the city's system of underground tunnels was the source of an unpleasant surprise. On that Monday, April 13, 1992, many Chicagoans learned for the first time of the miles...
  • Southern California dominance in international trade is likely to continue, report says

     
    The Los Angeles Customs District, which includes the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports, is expected to remain the nation's preferred gateway for international trade in 2011. It will handle about $372.8 billion in imports and exports this year, an......
  • Environmental groups want ships to slow down to avoid killing and injuring whales

     
    A coalition of environmental groups is asking the federal government to require ships traveling though California’s marine sanctuaries to slow down to avoid fatal collisions with whales, a problem that they say has climbed to “unsustainable...
  • 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......
  • 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....