Port of Long Beach

The Port of Long Beach is the second-busiest container port in the United States. The port has six container terminals and intermodal rail service from BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad. The port's Middle Harbor terminal is highly automated and one of the most technologically advanced port facilities in the United States.

The projects overseen by Duane Kenagy include construction of a new Gerald Desmond Bridge, pictured.
21 Sep 2016
The individual in charge of $4.5 billion worth of infrastructure upgrades at the Port of Long Beach has been tapped as the port’s interim CEO.
11 Aug 2015
Container ships greater than 10,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units calling at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in July experienced significantly longer berth stays than the overall vessel average, with Long Beach also recording greater mega-ships arrival delays than the industry average, CargoSmart data has found.
30 Jul 2015
Long Beach Container Terminal, which will open a terminal early next year the Port of Long Beach has billed as the world’s greenest container terminal, received the Mayor’s Green Port award Wednesday at ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the Long Beach Green Port program.
29 Jul 2015
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners Monday elected Lori Ann Farrell Harrison as its new president. The commission president chairs board meetings and represents the port before the public.
29 Jul 2015
Los Angeles-Long Beach is moving slowly toward a dual system of drayage in which some drivers are becoming unionized employees, while others prefer to remain independent contractors. Eventually, the result could be a sufficient pool of drivers to serve the 13 container terminals in the largest U.S. port complex, resulting in service and pricing consistency for the shippers that depend on harbor drivers.
29 Jul 2015
California’s Freight Advisory Committee met Tuesday in Sacramento to begin the process of implementing Gov. Jerry Brown’s executive order to develop a statewide sustainable freight policy that will transition ports, motor carriers, railroads and other transportation modes toward zero emissions.
23 Jul 2015
PierPass Inc. on its 10th anniversary Thursday was basking in the warmth of comments from political and environmental leaders recognizing the program that was created by the terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach for successfully mitigating daytime port-generated traffic.
23 Jul 2015
California port executives Thursday urged key legislative representatives meeting in Oakland to invest in the state’s priority trade corridors to stem the loss of cargo to competing North American ports.
21 Jul 2015
The Teamsters are deploying a bi-coastal strategy to challenge what the union charges is misclassification of drayage truck drivers as independent contractors, an indication of how the issue has expanded far beyond the San Pedro Bay area.
20 Jul 2015
U.S. Federal Maritime Chairman Mario Cordero on Monday said that Los Angeles-Long Beach terminal operators should explain why they need to raise the traffic mitigation fee and raised the prospect of sunsetting the fee, providing ammunition to shippers’ fight against PierPass.
17 Jul 2015
A union representing machinists is challenging the Long Beach Harbor Commission over a requirement that maintenance and repair work associated with the port’s proposed peak-season chassis pool be performed by International Longshore and Warehouse Union mechanics.
17 Jul 2015
Container volume at the Port of Long Beach in June declined 4.4 percent from June 2014, with loaded import containers down 6 percent and loaded exports dropping 8.4 percent. Empty containers, mostly destined for Asia, increased 2.4 percent, according to numbers posted on the port’s website.