Pacific Merchant Shipping Association

Pacific Merchant Shipping Association PMSA is an independent, not-for-profit shipping association that focuses on issues affecting internat
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The 9th Annual State of the Port of LA luncheon is now SOLD OUT! Thank you to all our sponsors and individuals who purch...
12/28/2023

The 9th Annual State of the Port of LA luncheon is now SOLD OUT! Thank you to all our sponsors and individuals who purchased event tickets! We are looking forward to seeing you all then!

Port of Los Angeles

Wishing everyone a season of joy from the heart of  ! We are humbled and grateful to be on this journey with you all. En...
12/21/2023

Wishing everyone a season of joy from the heart of ! We are humbled and grateful to be on this journey with you all. Enjoy a break full of warmth, laughter, and delightful memories. Thank you for your continued support and here's to a fantastic New Year ahead! 🎄🎁💫 "

⚓️ Dive deep into the West Coast Trade Report's December edition! Uncover the latest stats with November 2023 Partial Co...
12/20/2023

⚓️ Dive deep into the West Coast Trade Report's December edition! Uncover the latest stats with November 2023 Partial Container Tallies, Complete October 2023 TEU Numbers, and gain expert insights from Jock O'Connell. Exciting news – Container Truck and Rail Dwell Time took a dip in November! Read more: https://ow.ly/7UsK50QkKgB

🐋 Making Waves for Whales: PMSA's involvement in the Quiet Sound program is a testament to our commitment to marine cons...
12/07/2023

🐋 Making Waves for Whales: PMSA's involvement in the Quiet Sound program is a testament to our commitment to marine conservation. 🌊 Learn how we're leading the way in responsible shipping practices in the Washington Maritime Careers Quiet Sound Newsletter & read more from PMSA Vice President, Captain Mike Moore: https://ow.ly/LIy850Qg49R

The Northwest Seaport Alliance

ICYMI! A new dawn for Seattle! With diverse viewpoints welcomed, City Hall is set for a positive change. Discover the ci...
12/04/2023

ICYMI! A new dawn for Seattle! With diverse viewpoints welcomed, City Hall is set for a positive change. Discover the city's journey towards collegiality and shared ideas in this must-read article by PMSA Vice President Jordan Royer: https://ow.ly/W5mN50QcHmn

Don't miss the boat! 🛳️ The Port of Los Angeles 9th Annual State of the Port Luncheon is setting sail on January 10, 202...
11/30/2023

Don't miss the boat! 🛳️ The Port of Los Angeles 9th Annual State of the Port Luncheon is setting sail on January 10, 2024. 🚀 Snag your tickets at a discounted rate until December 8th. Act fast, prices set sail on normal waters after that: https://ow.ly/NekC50QcHyl

Did you know what November's Number of the Month was? It's time to dive into the West Coast Trade Report for November 20...
11/29/2023

Did you know what November's Number of the Month was? It's time to dive into the West Coast Trade Report for November 2023! Get the inside scoop on container tallies, TEU numbers, and facts with the full report: https://ow.ly/fyjj50Qch3R

🚚 San Pedro Bay Ports Update: Truck dwell time is holding steady at 3.21 days in October! 📊 Rail dwell time down to 5.14...
11/28/2023

🚚 San Pedro Bay Ports Update: Truck dwell time is holding steady at 3.21 days in October! 📊 Rail dwell time down to 5.14 days, a positive shift from the previous month. Dive into the details: https://ow.ly/b1Iz50QbJNQ

Port of Long Beach Port of Los Angeles

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! We’re so thankful for all the wonderful things in our lives and for all the...
11/23/2023

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! We’re so thankful for all the wonderful things in our lives and for all the people who make it special.

Our holiday joy is intricately woven into a vast supply chain. This season, let's appreciate the hardworking men and wom...
11/22/2023

Our holiday joy is intricately woven into a vast supply chain. This season, let's appreciate the hardworking men and women who make it all happen—often behind the scenes. 🌍👩‍🌾 🌊
Read more from PMSA President John Mclaurin : https://ow.ly/4n1u50Q9ZeN

Get your hands on the November West Coast Trade Report – See the   numbers for October 2023 and even more vital containe...
11/21/2023

Get your hands on the November West Coast Trade Report – See the numbers for October 2023 and even more vital container statistics. Dive into the West Coast Trade Report here: https://ow.ly/ysvA50Qa1uX

Anchors away! Join us for the Port of Los Angeles 9th Annual State of the Port Luncheon on January 10, 2024. 🚢 Grab your...
11/20/2023

Anchors away! Join us for the Port of Los Angeles 9th Annual State of the Port Luncheon on January 10, 2024. 🚢 Grab your tickets now and enjoy early bird pricing until December 5th. ⚓ Reserve your seat today—limited spaces are available: https://ow.ly/WLv150Q9zLb

Exciting news! The No Ports ISR website is LIVE at NoPortISR.com! Uncover the truth about the threats jeopardizing our e...
11/17/2023

Exciting news! The No Ports ISR website is LIVE at NoPortISR.com! Uncover the truth about the threats jeopardizing our environment and community by the Ports ISR. Explore the emission reduction achievements at Port of Long Beach & Port of Los Angeles. Join the movement toward protecting our community, economy and environment!

ICYMI: Ensuring growth, safeguarding market share, and combating cargo diversion at US West Coast Ports are crucial for ...
11/14/2023

ICYMI: Ensuring growth, safeguarding market share, and combating cargo diversion at US West Coast Ports are crucial for improving air quality. Declines in cargo volumes at the cleanest ports in the country, Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles, also decrease the revenues we rely on to make clean air investments. Read more in the latest by PMSA Vice President Mike Jacob: https://ow.ly/Xvp650Q7fzG

11/10/2023
Washington's Maritime Industry is a vital economic force, employing 174,300 individuals and $14.4 billion in labor incom...
11/09/2023

Washington's Maritime Industry is a vital economic force, employing 174,300 individuals and $14.4 billion in labor income. It doesn't stop there; the industry contributes a massive $45.9 billion in total revenue to the state's economy. Read the study here: https://ow.ly/82H050Q5Kg5

Amazing news! A "superpod" of Southern Resident killer whales, including J, K, and L pods, were spotted off Seattle toda...
11/07/2023

Amazing news! A "superpod" of Southern Resident killer whales, including J, K, and L pods, were spotted off Seattle today at 10:45am. Quiet Sound’s Seasonal Voluntary Commercial Vessel Slowdown has officially begun to protect these magnificent creatures. 🚢 Learn more: https://quietsound.org/ #:~:text=Quiet%20Sound's%20goal%20is%20to,their%20range%20in%20Washington%20state.

The Northwest Seaport Alliance

A collaborative program to reduce noise impacts to Southern Resident Killer Whales from large commercial vessels | Quiet Sound

The future of   in California is facing some enormous challenges. The current sourcing, transport, and technology trends...
11/06/2023

The future of in California is facing some enormous challenges. The current sourcing, transport, and technology trends are creating new problems that leaders must grapple with. It's time to come together for the common good! Read the entire article by PMSA President John McLaurin for a deeper understanding: https://ow.ly/YRTX50Q2iZP

Building communities, one job at a time! The San Pedro Bay Port Complex (Port of Long Beach & Port of Los Angeles) is a ...
11/03/2023

Building communities, one job at a time! The San Pedro Bay Port Complex (Port of Long Beach & Port of Los Angeles) is a source of pride for us all, supplying 168,000 jobs in the Long Beach & Los Angeles area. That's 1 in 12 lives impacted by the maritime industry!

Congratulations to The Northwest Seaport Alliance on the well-deserved $54 Million Grant for the Husky Terminal and Stev...
11/02/2023

Congratulations to The Northwest Seaport Alliance on the well-deserved $54 Million Grant for the Husky Terminal and Stevedoring, LLC expansion! We look forward to the positive impact these improvements will have on the international trade community. Here's to continued success and growth! Read more: https://ow.ly/O6yO50Q3Ap7

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has been selected to receive $54 million in grant funding from the 2023 Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). The funding will support the expansion of Husky Terminal in our South Harbor, further increasing the NWSA gateway’s global competitiveness a...

Fruitful discussions today with Central Valley agriculture, ILWU, trucking, PMSA & Port of Oakland on California regulat...
11/01/2023

Fruitful discussions today with Central Valley agriculture, ILWU, trucking, PMSA & Port of Oakland on California regulatory challenges. Together, we're sowing the seeds of change and nurturing our state's vital industries. Special thanks to the Nisei Farmers League for helping arrange the event.

San Pedro Bay Ports Port of Long Beach& Port of Los Angeles are vital to our economy. They create jobs, generate tax rev...
11/01/2023

San Pedro Bay Ports Port of Long Beach& Port of Los Angeles are vital to our economy. They create jobs, generate tax revenue, and fuel international trade. Let's recognize the unsung heroes of the supply chain! Read the entire article by PMSA President John McLaurin to understand their importance: https://ow.ly/IccU50Q2iZO

The October West Coast Trade Report is here! Get the latest information on   and container stats for September 2023. 📊 S...
10/31/2023

The October West Coast Trade Report is here! Get the latest information on and container stats for September 2023. 📊 See all the TEU numbers and more! 🤩 Dive into the West Coast Trade Report: https://ow.ly/Nje450Q2iQi

We’re at a critical crossroads in maintaining California’s ports and air quality.     is essential to ensure better publ...
10/30/2023

We’re at a critical crossroads in maintaining California’s ports and air quality. is essential to ensure better public health, environmental protection, and economic success for our future. Read this article by Sal DiCostanzo & Thomas Jelenić to find out how we can preserve Port of Long Beach & Port of Los Angeles and clean the air: https://ow.ly/qJNN50Q2g75

Good News Story: The world's first Green Shipping Corridor is coming to life at Port of Los Angeles & Port of Long Beach...
10/27/2023

Good News Story: The world's first Green Shipping Corridor is coming to life at Port of Los Angeles & Port of Long Beach ! A historic partnership is paving the way for zero-carbon container ships by 2030 🌍 Read more here: https://ow.ly/oGAh50PZVqC

The path to a green future requires a holistic approach. Ports must balance clean emissions with the means to fund infra...
10/26/2023

The path to a green future requires a holistic approach. Ports must balance clean emissions with the means to fund infrastructure and set expectations for equipment makers and utilities. Read John McLaurin's OpEd here: https://ow.ly/ErKk50PZV0K

On October 12, 50 Southern Resident killer whales made their way into Puget Sound, marking the beginning of the seasonal...
10/25/2023

On October 12, 50 Southern Resident killer whales made their way into Puget Sound, marking the beginning of the seasonal voluntary reduction in commercial vessel speeds by Quiet Sound! Slower speed rates of these large vessels can significantly reduce underwater noise, ultimately aiding whales in their hunting and communication efforts. Learn more about the slowdown here: https://ow.ly/8T9I50PZVg3

Port Update: September's truck dwell time held steady at 3 days (a slight uptick from August), while rail-bound cargo st...
10/24/2023

Port Update: September's truck dwell time held steady at 3 days (a slight uptick from August), while rail-bound cargo stayed 6.54 days - up from 4.45 days in August Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach Read more: https://ow.ly/rxWt50Q0fOh

Gene Seroka, Executive Director of Port of LA provided excellent comments at the Japan-CA Decarbonization Symposium held...
10/20/2023

Gene Seroka, Executive Director of Port of LA provided excellent comments at the Japan-CA Decarbonization Symposium held at Port of Los Angeles

ICYMI: Port of Oakland posted new jobs numbers. Generating nearly 100,000 local jobs and contributing over $174 billion ...
10/16/2023

ICYMI: Port of Oakland posted new jobs numbers. Generating nearly 100,000 local jobs and contributing over $174 billion to the region's economy, it's a key player in Northern California's growth.

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