Port congestion is reaching new levels as container ships are being forced to wait to berth at anchor off the shore of Los Angeles-Long Beach. The Marine Exchange of Southern California has reported that the number of ships waiting has slowly been increasing and the increased wait time has been derailing shipping schedules. While many are assigning the blame to slow or even nonexistent negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association, it is possible that the problems could have a different origins. Check out the video below to see what is happening currently as well as the different opinions as to why this congestion is persisting.
Port Congestion: What's Really Going On?
Nightly Business Report visits a port dispatch hall to ask longshoreman what they think the key issues in the West Coast Port congestion really are.
Feb 4th, 2015