Port of Los Angeles achieves another monthly container gain

Port of Los Angeles processed 827,757 TEUs in June, translating to a 10% increase over the previous month and less than 1% compared to last June, which was the port’s best month in 2023.

“June was a great month at the Port of Los Angeles, capping off of a stellar first half of the year,” confirmed Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “The last six months have been steady and consistent, both in terms of cargo volume and, equally important, the efficiency on and around our terminal...


RFP out for new Port of LA cruise center

Following up on the draft RFP that it issued back in January 2023, the Port of Los Angeles has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the construction and operation of a new Outer Harbor Cruise Terminal, and redevelopment and operation of the existing World Cruise Center. Proposals are due by 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

“We have seen increased demand for cruises out of the LA waterfront over the last several years, with a record 1.3 million cruise passengers in 2023,” said the port’s executive...


LA Port Police orders new next-gen patrol vessel

LA Oort Polce vessel

All American Marine (AAM) reports that it has won a contract to construct a state-of-the-art 65-foot catamaran for the Los Angeles Port Police. Designed by Teknicraft Design in Auckland, New Zealand, the cutting-edge dive and patrol vessel will mark a significant leap forward in maritime law enforcement capabilities for the LA Port Police.

The new vessel, measuring 65 x 24 feet, is an aluminum catamaran will incorporate the latest hull design advances from Teknicraft Design, delivering...


Port of Los Angeles to receive US$58 million funding for harbour maintenance

Port of Los Angeles

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has confirmed that the Port of Los Angeles will receive an estimated US$58 million in federal funding this year for maintaining its harbour channels and repairing its wharves. The Port of Los Angeles estimates the total need for navigation maintenance and...


PACECO and MITSUI debut first hydrogen fuel cell RTG crane at Port of Los Angeles

PACECO Corp., a container handling machinery company, announced the commencement of commercial operations of the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered rubber-tired gantry (RTG) Crane at the Port of Los Angeles.

The H2-ZE RTG Transtainer Crane, developed in collaboration with MITSUI E&S, began operations at Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI) on 15 May, marking the first time a fully hydrogen powered RTG crane has gone into commercial operation in the world.

The introduction of the H2-ZE RTG Transtainer...


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