New Video Shows Massive California Container Ship Traffic Jam

Newly released U.S. Coast Guard video offers visceral proof of just how extreme the congestion has become at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The new view from above reveals a vast armada of container ships scattered at anchor across California’s San Pedro Bay.

As the Coast Guard footage paints the picture, the latest data from the Port of Los Angeles and from the Marine Exchange of Southern California tells the story behind those images.

The data confirms that there has been no real let-up in the historic container-ship traffic jam off California’s coast. Read more…..


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