US ports once again postpone container dwell fee

Container lines get another breather at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles for removing containers that have idled too long at the terminals. The ports are postponing a dwell fee by one week.

Photo: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have once again decided to postpone their claim to dwell fees on containers idling for too long at the terminals.

The dwell fee at the two US west coast ports has been postponed until Dec. 13 for now. The ports warned on Oct. 25 that they would implement the fee in order to mitigate the severe bottlenecks that are creating extensive delays.

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