Press Releases

May 16, 2024 – Container Dwell Times Improve At San Pedro Bay Ports in April

April 18, 2024 – San Pedro Bay Ports Dwell Times for Month of March Remain Similar to February Levels

April 1, 2024 – Background and Contact for New PMSA President Mike Jacob

March 29, 2024 –PMSA President John McLaurin Retires After 29-Years with the Association

March 19, 2024 – San Pedro Bay Ports Truck Dwell Time Remains Steady While Rail Dwell Time Continues to Rise for Month of February

February 16, 2024 – San Pedro Bay Ports Truck and Rail Dwell Time Remains Steady for Month of January

January 18, 2024 – San Pedro Bay Ports Truck Dwell Time remains Steady; Rail Dwell Time Increases for Month of December

December 15, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports Truck and Rail Dwell Time Down for Month of November

November 20, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports Truck Dwell Time Remains Steady, Rail Dwell Time Down for Month of October

October 24, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports Truck Dwell Time Remains Steady, Rail Dwell Time Rises for Month of September

September 26, 2023 – Pacific Merchant Shipping Association Announces Senior Management Succession Plan for 2024

September 20, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports Container Dwell Time Remains Steady for Month of August

September 13, 2023 – Air Emissions Show Significant Reductions at San Pedro Bay Ports

September 5, 2023 – PMSA Appoints New External Affairs Manager to Strengthen Engagement Efforts

August 30, 2023 – Study Confirms When California Loses Cargo, Greenhouse Gases Increase

August 23, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports Container Dwell Time Remains Steady for Month of July

July 19, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports Container Dwell Time Makes Significant Progress for Month of June

June 16, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports Container Dwell Under Three Days for Month of May, Signaling Smooth Cargo Movement

May 23, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports April Container Dwell Time Remains Low as Summer Peak Season

April 21, 2023 – San Pedro Bay Ports March Container Dwell Time Continues to Fall

March 23, 2023 – Local Container Dwell Time Down

February 21, 2023 – Dwell Time Stabilizing 

January 24, 2023 – Showing significant continued progress, container dwell times at the San Pedro ports have dropped once again.

December 19, 2022 – Dwell time for local cargo returns to pre-pandemic levels

November 17, 2022 – Container Dwell Time Decreases to Near Pre-Pandemic Levels for Local Cargo

October 14, 2022 – Container Dwell Time on a Downward Trend for the First Time since December 2021

September 20, 2022 – Container dwell time record high for rail-bound cargo; remains high for local truck bound cargo

August 22, 2022 – Rail Dwell Time Reached a New High in July 

July 18, 2022 – June San Pedro Bay Ports Dwell Time High

June 16, 2022 – Dwell Time trends Upward for Rail cargo and Downward for Local Cargo

May 20, 2022 – Dwell time is at elevated but steady level for local containers, up for rail cargo

April 26, 2022 – We Must Protect the Tools Necessary Keep Cargo Moving and Reduce Supply Chain Congestion at California’s Seaports

April 18, 2022 – Container Dwell Time Up Again Through March

March 18, 2022 – Container dwell time improves for cargo leaving by truck, but rises for rail departures

February 18, 2022 – Container dwell time at San Pedro showed progress for the month of January

February 2, 2022 – Statement of PMSA for February 2, 2022 Hearing of Assembly Select Committee on Ports

January 27, 2022 – Container Dwell Time Improves Slightly

December 22, 2021 – Local container dwell time continues to rise, reaching an all-time high through November

November 22, 2021 – October Record Dwell Time at San Pedro Ports

November 11, 2021 – New Queuing Process for Container Vessels Bound For Ports of LA/Long Beach to Improve Safety and Air Quality Off California Coast

October 18, 2021 – Container dwell time has reached a new high

October 13, 2021 – Statement by PMSA President John McLaurin on Whitehouse Plan

September 17, 2021 – Import dwell time trends upward; rail dwell time is down

August 18, 2021 – July 2021 Dwell Container Time Press Release

July 20, 2021 – Queen Mary, A Royal Scam

July 16, 2021 – Container Dwell Time is Up Again

June 21, 2021 – Container Dwell Time is Slightly Up for May

June 9, 2021 – Report Raises Concern of Power Shortage for Green Ports, PMSA Warns about Fallout to the Supply Chain

May 18, 2021 – Container Dwell Time Shows Mixed Results

April 19, 2021 – Container Dwell Time Continues Mixed Results at San Pedro Bay Ports

March 19, 2021 – Container Dwell Time Mixed for February

March 5, 2021 – Standard Gate Hours at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

February 25, 2021 – Container Dwell Time Continues Upward Trend 

January 28, 2021 – Average Dwell Time Remains High 

January 4, 2021 – Statement by John McLaurin Regarding Congestion in the Supply Chain

December 18, 2020 – Record Dwell Time Slowing Container Velocity

November 20, 2020 – Container Dwell Time at Its Highest in October

October 23, 2020 – Container Dwell Time in September Among the Highest Ever Reported

September 22, 2020 – Highest Container Dwell Time in 18 Months

June 4, 2020 – West Coast Ports Face “Significant” Continual Decline in Market Share

April 22 2020 – Efficient Operations Keep Container Dwell Time Low

February 26, 2020 – Efficient Operations Keep Container Dwell Time Low

January 29, 2020 – Container Dwell Time Remains Low – Cargo Moving Efficiently

December 19, 2019 – Container Dwell Time at Its Lowest

November 25, 2019 – Fluid Operations According to October Container Dwell Time

October 28, 2019 – San Pedro Bay Port Cargo On The Move – Container Dwell Continues To Drop

November 25, 2019 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – October 

October 28, 2019 –  San Pedro Bay Port Cargo on the Move – Container Dwell Continues to Drop

September 25, 2019 –  Cargo Moving Efficiently Through San Pedro Bay Ports 

September 9, 2019 –  Port Emissions Continue to Decline

June 24, 2019 – PMSA Container Dwell Time – May

May 17, 2019 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – April  

April 23, 2019 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – March

March 20, 2019 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – February  

February 22, 2019 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – January  

January 29, 2019 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – December  

May 18, 2018 –  PMSA’s Mike Moore Given Maritime Award 

April 24, 2018 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – April  

September 19, 2017 – CAAP Letter Statement 

August 30, 2017 – PMSA Statement on CAAP Workshop  

August 22, 2017 – Costly Environmental Policies May Result in Increased Green House Gas Emissions

August 18, 2017 – PMSA Statement on POLA Emissions Inventory  

July 19, 2017 – PMSA Clean Air Action Plan Press Release

May 18, 2017 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – April

April 20, 2017 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study March

March 16, 2017 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study February

January 25, 2017 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – December

January 3, 2017 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – November 

December 12, 2016 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study – October

November 17, 2016 – PMSA Container Dwell Time Study 

September 23, 2016 – Alvarenga Joins Pacific Merchant Shipping Association

May 31, 2016 – Maritime Environmental and Logistics Expert Joins PMSA as Vice President 

October 12, 2015 – Seaport Infrastructure Financing Districts Created in California 

September 11, 2015 – State Senate Refuses to Grant San Francisco Bar Pilots Big Pay Increases

August 4, 2015 – PMSA Statement on Northwest Seaport Alliance

July 7, 2015 – PMSA Applauds Gov. Brown’s Executive Order on Directing Creation of Integrated Freight Action Plan

May 19, 2015 – PMSA’s Mike Moore Recognized For Maritime Safety Contributions