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LA Port: Congestion May Be Ending, Shipping Route Changes May Be Permanent.

LA Port: Congestion May Be Ending, Shipping Route Changes May Be Permanent.

Excerpt from: The Maritime Hub | May 7, 2015

Congestion on the West Coast has triggered huge eastward shifts in ocean traffic, and long-term factors will sustain the shift.

For brief periods during the past week, no ships arriving at the adjoining ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach had to sit at anchor and wait to be unloaded. It’s a sign that the epic congestion that turned America’s largest port into a three-thousand-acre logjam for nearly eight months is finally ending.

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