Spread out across 1,000 miles of North American coastline, stretching deep into Mexico, there are 101 boxships anchored or loitering, waiting for space at America’s twin top gateways, according to the latest data from the Marine Exchange of Southern California.How many container ships off California?
There are over 60 container ships full of import cargo stuck offshore of Los Angeles and Long Beach, but there are more than double that — 154 as of Friday — waiting to load export cargo off Shanghai and Ningbo in China, according to eeSea, a company that analyzes carrier schedules.How many container ships off West Coast?
Of those, 64 were at dock loading or unloading cargo, 60 were at anchor and 29 were adrift off the coast. Cargo ships made up 132 of the vessels, and container ships numbered 99, according to Louttit. Of those, 30 were at a dock loading or unloading cargo, 44 were anchored and 25 were adrift off the coast.Are container ships backed up?
The backup of container ships waiting to enter the nation’s busiest port complex isn’t letting up. But it has moved farther from shore. Only about 30 vessels sat within sight of the ports of Los...