What's The Buzz
The Cunningham Report, November 16, 2009
More than 100 truckers, unhappy over the Port of Los Angeles plan to ban owner-operators - jammed traffic Friday with a convoy from the harbor area to City Hall in downtown Los Angeles and back ... About 75 local, state and federal cops from 13 agencies gave out 200 traffic safety citations at the Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles last week ... Officials from the Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach, Port of Oakland, Port of Seattle, Port of Tacoma and Port of Portland were at the World Shipping Summit in Qingdao, China last week along with executives from the Union Pacific and the BNSF railroads to tout the advantages of West Coast ports for moving Asian goods.
The disposal of a 745-acre property in Maytown is proving to be expensive for the Port of Tacoma ... California State Sen. Dean Flores - who's eyeing the office of state lieutenant governor - visited the Port of Los Angeles last week to hold a hearing on port pollution ... With the Army Corps of Engineers planning to shut down the Columbia River locks at The Dalles and John Day dams for repairs between December 2010 and April 2011, the Port of Portland is working with the railroads to set up a service to help move products that usually come down the river by barge ... The Port of Los Angeles waterfront will get a shot of Christmas spirit on December 4, when local school and community choirs join for a Holiday concert at the port's Gateway Fanfare Fountain.
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