ILWU says it may take between eight to 10 days to unload a ship because of limits on longshore hiring.
Draymen and beneficial cargo owners are shouldering burden and cost of congestion.
Councilman believes ports have taken "another step closer to a lockout."
Port director's tenure has seen projects to deepen harbor, raise Bayonne Bridge, expand marine terminals and intermodal rail.
Hueneme CEO says port could offer relief valve for congestion.
Consensus shows better growth than other parts of world.