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Controlling Southern California’s ship congestion is an ‘orderly process’

‘We watch the ships from a hundred miles offshore to when they approach the port at 25 miles. We take control of them there to make sure they safely get either to an anchor or a berth,’ says Kip Louttit, executive director of the Marine Exchange of Southern California

‘Our function is very much like an air traffic control tower to ensure safe, secure, efficient, reliable, and environmentally sound, maritime transportation so that people in the ports can then move the cargo to its destination,’ he says 

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