LA, Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Delayed to End of August

LA, Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Delayed to End of August

Officials at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles are delaying to the end this month implementation of the “Container Dwell Fee” that would charge ocean carriers for imports lingering past their allotted time at terminals. The new tentative start date for collecting on the fee is set for Aug. 26, the longest stretch of time the ports have postponed the fee launch. Previously, they had been moving the start date weekly based on how quickly ocean carriers have been able to move cargo off their docks. So far, Los Angeles and Long Beach port officials have seen a…
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Container Dwell Fee Launch Again Delayed at LA, Long Beach Ports

Container Dwell Fee Launch Again Delayed at LA, Long Beach Ports

Officials at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports have decided to again move the start date of their Container Dwell Fee, this time to July 29. The officials again agreed to delay a fee that would charge ocean carriers for imports staying at terminals past their allotted time after seeing a combined 26% drop in lingering cargo since Oct. 25. Officials said that they plan to continue monitoring dwell times over the week. The temporary fee, which lasts until Oct. 26, was developed with the Biden-Harris Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force, U.S. Department of Transportation and supply chain stakeholders…
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LA, Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Extended

LA, Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Extended

The Harbor Commissions that govern the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports on July 15 said that they would extend the temporary Container Dwell Fee Program to Oct. 26, roughly one year after the ports announced the fee as a way to combat the growing stacks of cargo clogging their seaports. The fee calls for ocean carriers to be charged $100 for every import that stays on the docks nine or more days, rising in increments of $100 per import per day until the container is gone. However, the ports have yet to collect on it. Since announcing the program…
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LA, Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Remains on Hold

LA, Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Remains on Hold

Based on the continued progress seeing older cargo leave their terminals, officials at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports announced Friday, July 1 that they are again holding off implementing the Container Dwell Fee. Officials moved the tentative start date to July 8 on the fee, which would charge ocean carriers $100 for every import that remains at the ports nine or more days, plus an incremental fee of $100 per container per day until it leaves the docks. Officials first announced the fee Oct. 25 to combat the growing number of containers stacking up at the twin ports.…
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L.A., Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Start Date Delayed to July 1

L.A., Long Beach Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Start Date Delayed to July 1

Leaders at the Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports have again decided to move the start date of the Container Dwell Fee an additional week, to July 1, it was announced June 24. Officials decided not to implement the fee, which charges ocean carriers for every import that stays at terminals for nine or more days, after seeing that the amount of older cargo has fallen by 31% at both ports since announcing the fee Oct. 25. The fee calls for ocean carriers to be billed $100 for every import that stays past its allotted time, rising in $100 increments…
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Container Dwell Fee Still on Hold at LA, Long Beach Ports

Container Dwell Fee Still on Hold at LA, Long Beach Ports

Amid continued progress on clearing out lingering cargo containers, officials at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles agreed to yet again postpone the start date of their “Container Dwell Fee” to June 24, the adjoining ports announced June 17. The fee, which calls for ocean carriers to be charged for every import sitting at terminals past its allotted time, has been delayed every week by ports’ leaders who have been holding off on collecting on the fee based on how quickly imports are being picked up. The latest data from the ports show a combined 38% drop in…
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L.A., Long Beach Ports Again Postpone Container Dwell Fee

L.A., Long Beach Ports Again Postpone Container Dwell Fee

After reviewing the previous week’s data on lingering cargo containers on their docks, the Long Beach and Los Angeles seaports have again postponed the start date for collecting on the “Container Dwell Fee,” this time to June 17. Officials at the nation’s two busiest seaports said they’ve seen the amount of imports staying past their allotted time at terminals drop by a combined 38% since the fee was first announced Oct. 25. Top leaders from both ports plan to reconsider the fee’s start date after they review this week’s data. The temporary fee was developed with members of the Biden-Harris…
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San Pedro Bay Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Delayed to June 10

San Pedro Bay Ports’ Container Dwell Fee Delayed to June 10

A fee that would charge ocean carriers on every import lingering at the nation’s two busiest seaports is being postponed until at least June 10. Officials at Los Angeles and Long Beach seaports announced June 3 that they would postpone the Container Dwell Fee after seeing a combined 40% decline in the amount of imports staying past their allotted time on the docks since announcing the fee policy on Oct. 25. The executive directors at both ports, who have not collected on the fee since the Oct. 25 announcement, have said they plan to review the start date of the…
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Container Dwell Fee Delayed to May 27 by LA, Long Beach Ports

Container Dwell Fee Delayed to May 27 by LA, Long Beach Ports

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have once again postponed a fee that would charge ocean carriers for imports staying past their allotted time in San Pedro Bay. The new planned start date for the Container Dwell Fee is now May 27, but ports’ officials may move down an additional week depending on the progress being made to whittle down stacks of older containers. The fee, first announced Oct. 25, calls for ocean carriers to be billed $100 for every import lingering at Long Beach and Los Angeles terminals for nine or more days, rising in $100 daily…
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L.A., Long Beach Ports Again Postpone Container Dwell Fee

L.A., Long Beach Ports Again Postpone Container Dwell Fee

Leaders of the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have yet again pushed back the implementation date of their Container Dwell Fee – this time to May 20 – based on the week’s improving dwell fee times. The fee, first announced Oct. 25 in partnership with the federal government and supply chain stakeholders, calls for ocean carriers to be charged for every import container that stays at terminals for nine or more days. Since announcing the fee last fall, both ports say they have seen the number of aging cargo fall by a combined 50%. Officials are continuing to…
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