Port of Long Beach Sets Annual Record

The Port of Long Beach set a new record in 2021 by moving 9.38 million cargo containers as dockworkers and terminal operators worked to clear the docks amid an historic, pandemic-induced import surge. The Port ended 2021 with 9,384,368 twenty-foot equivalent units processed, a 15.7% increase from the previous record of more than 8.11 million TEUs moved in 2020. Imports jumped 14.6% to 4,581,846 TEUs and exports declined 2.6% to 1,437,916 ... [+]

Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Tours Port of Long Beach

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on January 11 toured the nation's largest port complex, including the Port of Long Beach, meeting with local officials while seeing firsthand efforts to deliver goods during the COVID-19 pandemic. The tour came as America's maritime ports are set to receive an infusion of critical infrastructure ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Receives $52.3 Million Grant for Rail Project

The Port of Long Beach has been awarded a $52.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration to help fund development of the "Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility," which will enable the nation's second-largest seaport to move more cargo by train, improving efficiency and lessening environmental ... [+]

Port of Long Beach, Tech Company to Create Cargo Data Tool

Amid unprecedented disruptions to global trade caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Long Beach is partnering with UNCOMN, a leading U.S. technology consulting firm, to launch the "Supply Chain Information Highway," a free-to-stakeholders cargo visibility service software. The software will help shippers make better operational decisions by providing ... [+]

Fee at Ports of LA and Long Beach remains on hold

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach announced on November 29 a further postponement of the “Container Dwell Fee.” After meetings with U.S. Port Envoy John Porcari, ocean liner companies and marine terminal operators, the two ports said the fee will not be considered prior to ... [+]

California Governor, Port Envoy Vow Action on Supply Chain

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and U.S. Port Envoy John D. Porcari visited the Port of Long Beach on Wednesday, November 17 to highlight state and federal measures being implemented to alleviate the current supply chain backlog, plan for future needs and thank frontline workers for moving record cargo volumes. Overlooking the ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Attracts Another Space Tech Tenant

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved an agreement with ABL Space Systems to build a spacecraft processing facility at the Port of Long Beach and use waterfront area for the delivery and shipping of its cargo. Founded in 2017, El Segundo-based ABL Space Systems will take over 8.06 acres ... [+]

POLB begins 24-hour cargo pickup

Total Terminals International container terminal on Pier T in the Port of Long Beach is making it easier for trucks to access the facility during the overnight hours in a new pilot program to widen access and speed deliveries amid the ongoing cargo surge.The pilot program at the Port’s largest ... [+]

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% ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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