Port of Long Beach Achieves Best August

The peak shipping season started with a roar and lifted the Port of Long Beach to its strongest August on record.Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 807,704 TEUs of container cargo last month, an 11.3% increase compared to August 2020. Imports were up 11.7% to 407,426 TEUs and exports decreased 5.3% to 119,485 TEUs. Empty containers moved through the Port rose 19.7% to 280,794 TEUs."It's peak season now, but we're likely ... [+]

Port of Long Beach reaches milestone at LBCT

The Port of Long Beach ushered in the next era of environmentally sustainable operations today with the completion of the Long Beach Container Terminal at Middle Harbor, one of the most technologically advanced cargo facilities in the world.Equipped with nearly all electric and zero-emissions equipment, LBCT at Middle Harbor is ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Maintains Steady Flow in June

Cargo moving through the Port of Long Beach remained strong in June as retail spending cooled down while consumers warmed up to summertime recreation and entertainment.Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 724,297 TEUs in June, up 20.3% from the same month last year. Imports rose 18.8% to 357,101 TEUs, while exports ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Achieves Record Month

The Port of Long Beach continued its unprecedented streak of single-month records in May by moving more than 900,000 cargo containers for the first time in its 110-year history. Dockworkers and terminal operators processed 907,216 twenty-foot equivalent units in May and broke the previous "best month" record set in March ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Forges Pact with Utah

The Port of Long Beach and the Utah Inland Port Authority have agreed to collaborate in the development of cleaner, more cost-effective and innovative strategies aimed at moving goods quickly, safely and efficiently between Long Beach and Utah. The four-year, nonbinding pact is aimed at improving import and export cargo flows ... [+]

Strongest April on record at Port of Long Beach

An ongoing cargo boom largely driven by online purchases lifted the Port of Long Beach to its strongest April on record. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 746,188 TEUs in April, a 43.6% increase from the same month last year. It was the first time the nation's second-busiest seaport handled more ... [+]

‘Green Port’ Interactive Timeline Debuts for Earth Month at Port of Long Beach

To celebrate Earth Month, the Port of Long Beach has unveiled an interactive timeline highlighting key milestones in the landmark Green Port Policy that became a global model for sustainable goods movement. The timeline chronicles the Port of Long Beach's transformation as it fulfilled its promise to deliver a cleaner harbor, ... [+]

SpaceX Comes to Port of Long Beach

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners have approved a new sublease agreement with Space Explorations Technologies Corp. – known widely as SpaceX – to provide the company with a marine terminal for its West Coast rocket recovery operations. On May 1, the pioneering space technology company will take over ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Reaches Busiest Month on Record

The Port of Long Beach achieved its busiest month and its second-best quarter on record as consumers continued to practice physical distancing guidelines in March and turned their computers into virtual shopping malls. Although March is traditionally one of the slowest months on the shipping calendar, dockworkers and terminal operators ... [+]

Mission Ready: POLB Fire Station 15 Nears Completion

When Fire Station No. 15 first opened on the Port of Long Beach’s Pier F, the engine’s garage was a steel-framed enclosure with corrugated paneling and fire crews lived in trailers. That was nearly 40 years ago.Today, construction workers are putting the finishing touches on a permanent Fireboat Station No. ... [+]

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