SoCal Ports Delay Fees for Containers Lingering in Yards

SoCal Ports Delay Fees for Containers Lingering in Yards

November 15,2021 — MaritimeExecutive.com

In a last-minute surprise, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach today announced they would delay for one week the implementation of fees for containers remaining too long in the yards. Carriers and shippers had been appealing for a delay for the fee which was due to take effect November 15, with the ports saying today that good progress is being made in reducing the number of containers.Plans to begin charging a fee for containers staying too long in the container yards were announced in late October as one of several initiatives designed to help make space with port and government officials saying the ports were simply running out of space and the overload of containers was contributing to backlogs offloading the long line of containerships waiting for terminal space.

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