Hanjin boxes pile up

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Leasing companies looking for unreturned containers leased to bankrupt Hanjin Shipping might want to pay a visit to rural properties in Onta...

Long Beach leads again

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July figures show the Port of Long Beach continues to close the gap on the Port of Los Angeles....

All change in California

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Hyundai Merchant Mar ine (HMM) is to switch its operations at the Port of Long Beach to the neighbouring Port of Los Angeles later this year...

SB 974 fails again

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Environmentalists were crying foul last month as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger finally vetoed SB 974, a bill introduced by Senat...

California container tax bill stalled

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SB 974, the California Senate bill that would charge US$30 per TEU on boxes moving in and out of the state’s ports (see WorldCargo News Ma...

Pollution politics proliferate

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The first quarter of 2008 has brought good and bad news for shippers and transportation companies operating in California - all related to a...

Battle in California over ship emissions

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“Container shipping is the most environmentally sound way to transport large volumes of goods across the world.” So says a new website w...

Cold comforts of cold ironing

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Ports around the world are continuing to watch the progress of “cold ironing” (Alternative Marine Power or AMP) in the United States, es...

Old reefers cause headache in California

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Environmental lobbying groups in California have declared war on the tens of thousands of obsolete reefer containers that are piled high in ...

Will California box fee be terminated?

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The controversial California container fee bill (SB 974) is making its way through the legislative process. Governer Arnold Schwarzenegger c...

California plans green box charge

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Fears that the freight transport industry is increasingly attracting the attention of environmentalists were confirmed recently when the Cal...

California greening drive

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NAWC ports have faced a threeway drain on capital for several years. But now terminal construction has slowed as port funds are redirected t...

Touch of the bends in California

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Elastic deflections in the cantilever sections of the sill beams of some container cranes in California ports may have become permanent plas...