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Biggest Gateway for U.S. Imports Hit by Record Ship Bottleneck

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Ship congestion near the Port of Long Beach, California, on Jan. 26.

Ship congestion near the Port of Long Beach, California, on Jan. 26.

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Ship congestion around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach hit an unprecedented level, worsening the bottleneck at the busiest gateway for U.S. imports.