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Cargo Ship Bottleneck Off Los Angeles Nears Six-Month Mark

  • The average wait for L.A. berth space rises to eight days
  • Delays saddle importers with extra costs, supply complications
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Ship congestion outside the biggest U.S. gateway for Asian imports remained elevated with the wait to offload containers lengthening to eight days, adding costs and complications for companies trying to stay well-stocked in an accelerating economy.