Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach

18 Sep 2014
As container ships grow steadily larger due to carriers seeking greater economies of scale, ports find themselves struggling to cope with the burdens, being forced into huge investments for deepening and infrastructure that may or may not pay off, according to a senior Port of Long Beach official.
"Sister port" deal signing in South Korea.
07 Nov 2013
Representatives from California’s Port of Long Beach and South Korea’s Busan Port Authority have signed a “sister port” agreement to enable the exchange of...
31 Oct 2013
The Harbor Trucking Association of Southern California in early December will launch on its Web site a monthly tracking system that will provide data on turn times at all of the container terminals in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
Long Beach skyline
31 Oct 2013
The neighboring ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have dominated the trade between Asia and the U.S. for so long that the Southern California transportation community has come to believe it is its birthright.
Long Beach, California
31 Oct 2013
The Port of Long Beach will find out soon enough if its search for a new executive director will attract potential candidates worthy of what should be one of the most prestigious jobs in the industry or if the port’s toxic political environment will discourage top talent from even applying.
31 Oct 2013
The Port of Long Beach will work with industry stakeholders, including shipping lines, terminal operators and cargo interests, as it spends $4.5 billion to build the most productive port in the nation, Harbor Commission President Thomas Fields said on Oct. 30.
30 Oct 2013
Although it was a single incident involving one motor carrier in Southern California, the purchase of a truck off a lease by a father-son driving team confirms that the owner-operator model at U.S. container ports is viable, the harbor trucking industry believes.
MSC Beatrice at the Port of Long Beach
25 Oct 2013
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach together this year will spend more than $1 billion for deeper channels, taller cranes, terminal automation, intermodal connectors and environmental enhancements, and most of the record spend is being driven by bigger ships.
MSC Fabiola at the Port of Long Beach, Calif.
24 Oct 2013
West Coast ports today are capable of handling the water and landside demands that the current generation of big ships are making on their infrastructure, but they must spend billions of additional dollars to accommodate even bigger container ships that will call there in the next few years.
Port of Long Beach
22 Oct 2013
The Port of Long Beach reported its September container volume was 587,114 TEUs, up 14.7 percent compared with the same month last year.
Containter ship at the Port of Los Angeles
15 Oct 2013
Containerized imports in Los Angeles continued to build in September for the peak shipping season, reaching a monthly high of 370,785 20-foot-equivalent container units.
15 Oct 2013
Rich Dines wants more reefer cargo moving across the docks in Long Beach.