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October Container Volumes Down at the Port of Long Beach

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. October container volumes were down 6.2 percent at the Port of Long Beach compared to the same month last year, as the fallout from the Hanjin bankruptcy continues to settle.

Port of Long Beach Moves to Clear Backlog of Empty Containers

Photo courtesy Port of Long Beach   Photo courtesy Port of Long Beach The Port of Long Beach is helping to clear a significant backlog of empty cargo containers from Southern California and free up the chassis they sit on, as part of an agreement with terminal operator Total Terminals International (TTI) to bring in a container ship to remove up to 4,300 empty containers.

Port of Long Beach Photo Gallery Goes On Display Oct. 2

polb-photoworkshop For the fourth year in a row, the Arts Council has partnered with the Port of Long Beach for the Port of Long Beach PHOTO GALLERY, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and professional photographers alike.

Public Workshops Explain Ports Plan to Distribute $46M in Grants

port-workshops The Port of Long Beach will hold four public workshops to discuss funding priorities for a new $46.4 million program to lessen the impacts of Port-related pollution on the community. Potential grant applicants and others are invited to attend.

Former Naval Complex Transfered to Port for Cargo Operations

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach: (Seated, from left) Kim Ostrowski, Director of the Navy Base Realignment and Closure Program Management Office West; Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen; Harbor Commissioner Tracy Egoscue; (standing, from left) Richard Cameron, Port Managing Director of Environmental Affairs and Planning; Long Beach Vice Mayor Rex Richardson; Port CEO Jon Slangerup; former Long Beach Mayor Beverly O'Neill; and Long Beach Councilmember Roberto Uranga, District 7. Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach: (Seated, from left) Kim Ostrowski, Director of the Navy Base Realignment and Closure Program Management Office West; Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenichen; Harbor Commissioner Tracy Egoscue; (standing, from left) Richard Cameron, Port Managing Director of Environmental Affairs and Planning; Long Beach Vice Mayor Rex Richardson; Port CEO Jon Slangerup; former Long Beach Mayor Beverly O’Neill; and Long Beach Councilmember Roberto Uranga, District 7.

2015 Pollution Study Released by Port of Long Beach

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Pollution around the Port of Long Beach has been dramatically cut over the last decade, however, according to the latest study, lingering effects from ships at anchor in early 2015 impacted air quality last year.

Harbor Commission Board Re-elects Guzmán President

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Harbor Commission President Lori Ann Guzmán was re-elected Monday evening to serve a second one-year term leading the board that oversees the Port of Long Beach, the nation’s second-busiest seaport.

Port of Long Beach Imports Increase in June

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Rising imports fueled higher container traffic at the Port of Long Beach in June, leading to a 3.4 percent overall volume increase over the same month last year. The Port handled 603,339 TEUs (twenty-foot-equivalent units) during the month.

Port of Long Beach Reports Slight Improvement in Cargo Volumes During May

Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. Container cargo numbers improved slightly at the Port of Long Beach in May, rising 0.8 percent compared to the same month last year when the docks were still busily catching up after several months of congestion.

Port Welcomes Protector, the World’s Most Advanced Fireboat

fireboat-protector-portlongbeach The fireboat Protector. Courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. A new fireboat was officially welcomed into service Wednesday at the Port of Long Beach, representing a significant leap forward in protecting the harbor and the flow of trade through the nation’s second-busiest seaport.

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