Long Beach Port of Los Angeles
The Port of Long Beach is partnering once again with the Arts Council for Long Beach for Port of Long Beach Photo, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and pro photographers alike. The free program will be held this summer and end in October in conjunction with Long Beach Arts Month, which is an annual celebration of local arts and culture.
Top executives from the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles held a kickoff meeting earlier this week to begin working together to focus on cargo conveyance strategies that will enhance velocity and efficiency throughout their gateway’s supply chain.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia Monday thanked the International Longshore Workers Union and the Pacific Maritime Association for heeding their call to resolve the labor dispute, and announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway.
On Saturday, September 14th the Derby Gals will play their much anticipated third bout of the season in their brand new space at Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles (Warehouse 10, 112 E 22nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90731). Titled “Mama Said Knock You Bout”, the game will pit Gallagher’s Breakwater Bombshells against the Pike Restaurant’s Cyclone Racers.
The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles today recognized six companies with Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards for exemplary efforts to reduce air pollution from their local maritime and goods-movement operations.
“We’re delighted to honor these companies for taking the time and effort to successfully reduce their environmental impacts through leadership and quick action.
The Port of Long Beach was awarded $17 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help fund a rail track improvement project that will allow for a shift of more cargo from trucks to trains.
The Green Port Gateway project, slated to begin construction in 2012, will lay 16,400 feet of new track to realign tracks and relieve a rail chokepoint at the Ocean Boulevard overcrossing near the 710 Freeway.
In a little over three years, the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program has helped clean up the busiest drayage truck fleet in the country and cut related air pollution by 90 percent.
On January 1, the program will ban permanently the last remaining older, more polluting trucks from Port terminals.
In the New Year, the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program will hit its final milestone, permanently barring the oldest, most polluting drayage trucks from Port terminals.
Although the final ban starts January 1, significant reduction in truck related pollution was reached nearly two years ago.
Rear Adm. Troy Shoemaker, commander of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, stands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln which just arrived in San Pedro for Navy Week Los Angeles.
The U.S. Navy arrived to celebrate the inaugural Los Angeles Navy Week 2011 when USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), USS Princeton (CG 59), USS Chafee (DDG 90), and USS Champion (MCM 4) pulled into the earlier Port of Los Angeles this week.
The Long Beach and Los Angeles Boards of Harbor Commissioners met jointly for a special workshop Thursday, July 7, to identify opportunities to move forward with a demonstration of zero-emission technologies in the neighboring ports.