Port of Long Beach marine terminals are open and continue to operate as essential facilities while the city, county and state have directed residents to remain safe in their homes during the health crisis.
Port of Long Beach marine terminals are open and operating amid the unfolding health crisis, with regular vessel calls and scheduled work shifts continuing at the nation’s second-busiest seaport.
Cargo volume was down slightly in January at the Port of Long Beach, compared to the same month in 2019.
Investments, cooperation, progress to set pace for 2020
The next stakeholder advisory group meeting hosted by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 15 in San Pedro.
The docks were busy last month in Long Beach, lifting the Port to the best September in its 108-year history. Dockworkers moved 706,956 TEUs in September, 0.8% more than the same month a year ago.
In recognition of California Clean Air Day, the Port of Long Beach on Wednesday announced the demonstration of hydrogen- and electric-powered cargo-handling equipment at two shipping terminals, in pursuit of its goal to become the world’s first zero-emissions seaport.
The Port of Long Beach’s clean-air efforts have continued dramatic reductions in air pollution, including an 87% cut in diesel emissions, according to the latest comprehensive study.
The Port of Long Beach has been awarded $4,777,500 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to enhance safeguards at the nation’s second-busiest seaport.