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Tuesday, 19 October 2021 21:24

Ships Waiting to Enter Ports of L.A., L.B. in Record Backlog

Written by City News Service, Los Angeles Sentinel

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The San Pedro Bay port complex, which consists of the two busiest container ports in the U.S., is experiencing its largest backlog of ships on record, with more than 58 vessels waiting to enter the ports Oct. 12.

The Port of Los Angeles said that morning 28 ships were waiting to get into the Port of L.A. and 30 were waiting to get into the Port of Long Beach. In the previous few weeks, more than 70 ships were waiting to get into the two ports.

 

Lee Peterson of the Port of Long Beach said it is the largest backlog the San Pedro Bay ports have experienced.

 

To read more, see the Los Angeles Sentinel.

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