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The Latest: Boat which rescued migrants hopes for safe port

December 26, 2018 |

The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 3:55 p.m.
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Yemen ceasefire goes into effect in strategic port city of Hodeidah

December 20, 2018 |

A ceasefire between Yemen’s warring parties went into effect at midnight Tuesday (4 p.m. ET Monday) in the strategic port city of Hodeidah.
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Disney wins tentative approval from Bahamas for a cruise port on the island of Eleuthera

October 20, 2018 |

In a decision criticized by locals and environmentalists, the government of the Bahamas has given tentative approval to a plan by Disney Cruise Line to build a cruise port on the southern tip of the thin, 110-mile-long island of Eleuthera.

The port would be part of a 746-acre development by the…


L.A. Times – Business

L.A. and Long Beach port workers plan strike starting Monday

September 30, 2018 |

Warehouse workers and truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are planning to launch a three-day strike Monday, aiming to put pressure on logistics companies they claim owe them back wages.

The action targets XPO Logistics Inc. and NFI Industries and marks the 16th strike mounted…


L.A. Times – Business

Port of L.A. estimates 15% of cargo could be subject to U.S., Chinese tariffs

June 28, 2018 |

The Trump administration’s tariffs on Chinese goods, as well as China’s retaliatory duties, could hit 15% of the shipments that flow through the Port of Los Angeles, a top local official said.

Port of L.A. Executive Director Gene Seroka said the port conducted a preliminary analysis of the possible…


L.A. Times – Business

Judge strikes down Oakland’s ban on shipping coal through port

May 16, 2018 |

A federal judge struck down the city of Oakland’s ban prohibiting companies from transporting coal through a proposed export terminal that U.S. miners see as a key link to overseas markets.

The ban — enacted by the city in 2014 — violates a development agreement, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria…


L.A. Times – Business

All systems are go for SpaceX’s BFR rocket facility at Port of Los Angeles after City Council OKs plan

May 8, 2018 |

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday approved a plan allowing SpaceX to build and operate a facility at the Port of L.A., where the Hawthorne space company will produce its next-generation BFR rockets and spacecraft.

The vote gives formal approval to a plan that got the greenlight last month…


L.A. Times – Business

Port Authority Ethics Chair to Cops: ‘Shut the F— Up’

April 26, 2018 |

A traffic stop in New Jersey over Easter weekend was pretty routine—a car with tinted front windows, obstructed tags, and expired registration was impounded—until the ethics chair of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey turned up. Caren Turner, the mother of one of the car’s…
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