Picketing results in closure of Global Gateway South, vessel delays

Please be informed that the Global Gateway South (GGS) terminal at the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, USA, has suspended all operations since 8.30am on 28 September (local time) as a result of picketing amidst on-going labor negotiations. The terminal will remain closed through 29 September, and the earliest operations could resume is 30 September pending the ongoing discussions.

As a result of the terminal closure, all appointments at GGS on 28 and 29 September have been cancelled.

The following vessels have been affected:

Vessel Service Impact
APL Esplanade SC1 Currently at berth, definite delays from schedule pending outcome
CC La Scala PE1 Currently at berth, definite delays from schedule pending outcome
APL Philippines EX1 Currently at anchor awaiting terminal operation to berth

The following vessels are likely to be affected:

Vessel Service ETA San Pedro
CMA CGM T. Jefferson SC1 1 October
CC Figaro PE1 4 October
APL China EX1 4 October

Please be assured that APL is working closely with all parties involved to resolve the situation, and looking at various options to keep cargo flowing. We will keep you apprised of the latest updates as soon as available.

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