Port of Los Angeles to impose dwell fee on empty containers

The port authorities in Los Angeles and Long Beach intend to impose a dwell fee on empty containers in the terminals, which will take effect alongside an already announced fee for delayed containers, which has yet to come into force.

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Container harbor the Port of Los Angeles plans to impose a fee on empty containers taking up space at the terminals for longer than agreed, according to a press release.

Port authority the Port of Los Angeles, which also includes the Long Beach Container Terminal, will charge a fee of USD 100 per day for empty containers lingering at the port for nine days or longer.

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