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.

23 Jan 2017
Waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are moving aggressively to ensure there will be enough dockworkers to handle cargo in the largest US port complex.
17 Dec 2015
Los Angeles and Long Beach have regained much of the market share they lost this past year because of port congestion and labor issues, and they will grow in the years ahead through massive investments in infrastructure and cutting-edge process improvements in cargo-handling, the top executives as both ports said this week.
11 Dec 2015
A fourth employer has reached agreement with the union representing clerical workers at shipping lines and terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach.
10 Dec 2015
Laden container imports though the Port of Long Beach rose 4.3 percent year-over-year in November, a rebound from slight traffic declines in the prior two months and a sign that retailers expect holiday sales to be strong enough to require significant restocking.
10 Dec 2015
PierPass Inc. has been a lightening rod for criticism from cargo interests and truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach for an alleged lack of transparency in the funding of night and weekend gates, but an initial Federal Maritime Commission review uncovered no glaring problems with the entity that manages the extended-gates program.
09 Dec 2015
The revolutionary arbitration system contained in the new West Coast waterfront contract should significantly reduce the number of dockworker challenges involving technology and automation and will help to foster port growth in the coming years, the president of the Pacific Maritime Association said Tuesday.
24 Nov 2015
A decision on whether BNSF Railway will be allowed to build an intermodal container transfer facility considered crucial to growth at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach could be made next spring.
23 Nov 2015
Truckers calling in Los Angeles-Long Beach are experiencing the lowest in-terminal service times since longshore labor issues in the fall of 2014 created the worst port congestion in more than a decade, according to the organization that represents the 13 container terminals in the largest U.S. port complex.
23 Nov 2015
Beneficial cargo owners and truckers continue to challenge fees they incurred for the late pickup or return of containers during the West Coast port congestion problems this past year, but with decidedly mixed results.
20 Nov 2015
The Port of Long Beach is considering a creative approach to reducing the amount of time that containers sit idle at marine terminals, a measure that could reduce congestion at the second largest U.S. port by changing how free storage time is calculated.
20 Nov 2015
Total Terminals International last month set what company executives say is a new North American record by working nine cranes against a vessel, completing 2,285 container moves over eight hours. But the Long Beach terminal operator was seeking more than just bragging rights.
10 Nov 2015
Imports declined modestly in October at the ports of Long Beach and Oakland as West Coast ports in total lost market share and East Coast ports increased their share of U.S. containerized imports last month.