Marine terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are reporting that most import cargo is being properly claimed using PortCheck. However, export cargo is experiencing delays. Cargo must be claimed with PortCheck. “Exporters” are urged to claim their cargo with PortCheck to avoid delays and being turned away at the gate.
A fast moving storm caused 2 container cranes to collapse on Blount Island, Jacksonville, Florida. No one was hurt when the 200 foot tall $6 million cranes fell to the ground. The exact cause of the structural failure has yet to be determined. Port operations have resumed in all other areas.
Tests of radiation detectors performed last year by the Department of Homeland Security showed inconclusive results. The intention is to use these detectors at U.S. borders and ports to find nuclear materials in cross border shipments and prevent terrorist attacks. In the new report, the review team concluded that the testing last year was not […]