Ports Try New Fines to Deal With a Container Tsunami-US News | The Epoch Times

The Los Angeles City Council authorized Oct. 27 port officials to impose hefty new fines as another way to try to clear the epic backlog of shipping containers clogging Los Angeles and Long Beach ports. The new surcharge applies to shipping containers held for longer than usual on a growing flotilla of ocean carriers that now number 76 off the Southern California coast. The ports will charge $100 a day for each container left for more than nine days if the container will be moved by truck. The carrier will be charged after three days if the container will be shipped by rail. The fee will increase by $100 increments per container per day until it is cleared. Charges begin Nov. 1. Officials said they hope the fines will incentivize shipping companies and truckers to move goods more quickly away from the terminal. Ships offshore on Oct. 26 held about …

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