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Evergreen terminal evacuated after container explosion
A container exploded in the evening of October 30, 2018, at the Evergreens terminal, located under the Vincent Thomas Bridge in Los Angeles,. The terminal was evacuated. No person was injured by the explosion. All other terminals remained open. The explosion was thought to be an industrial accident. The container was filled with scrap intended for export from the country. Based on available information from the Coast Guard, the authorities were investigating another 10 containers, which are assumed to have a corresponding content. The US Coast Guard is working with the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Fire Department and Customs and Border Protection to investigate the case and prevent more explosions.
With arrival of Norwegian Bliss, Los Angeles gets its biggest cruise ship ever
Los Angeles soon will be home to one of the world's biggest cruise ships. Norwegian Cruise Line's 5-month-old Norwegian Bliss on Friday will begin sailing out of the city after an initial summer based in Seattle. The 4,004-passenger vessel will operate a series of seven- and eight-night voyages from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera through early November. The trips will feature stops at such ports as Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas. Bliss then will operate a single, two-week voyage from Los Angeles through the Panama Canal to Miami that will include stops in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Colombia. At 168,028 tons, Bliss is Norwegian's largest ship ever, and it ranks among the 10 largest cruise vessels of all time. It'll be the largest cruise ship ever based in Los Angeles.
Minimal cargo impact expected from Teamsters’ LA-LB port protest
Justice for Port Drivers, a Teamsters-sponsored group that has promoted picketing and other job actions over the past five years, will participate in job actions at the ports, two motor carrier facilities, warehouses and rail yards beginning Monday morning.Upload News