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California ports recovering from labour impasse

The Port of Los Angeles, the nation's busiest, handled 29 per cent less cargo in January 2015 compared with January 2014, and volumes were down 19 per cent in neighbouring Long Beach, the second-busiest port.

Los Angeles

SOUTHERN California seaports responsible for more than 40 per cent of US imports are whittling down a three-month backlog of cargo that built up during a labour dispute, the harbour chiefs said.

On Tuesday morning, 29 ships waited outside the neighbouring ports of Los...

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