Port of Long Beach moves over 900,000 TEU for record May

The Port of Long Beach has continued its streak of single-month records by moving more than 900,000 TEU in May – the first time in the port’s history. Some 907,215 TEU were processed in May, breaking the previous record month in March 2021 by more than 65,000 TEU. Trade at the port was up 44.4% […]

Port of Long Beach envisions moving half of all cargo by rail

The Port of Long Beach envisions moving half of all of its cargo by rail in the long-term future, following the announcement of $1 billion in on-dock rail investment for the next 10 years. The port, which approved its 2022 budget on 25 May, forecasts the significant rail investment to hasten the transfer of containers […]

Port of Long Beach and Utah Inland Port Authority to develop green trade strategies

The Port of Long Beach and the Utah Inland Port Authority have struck a deal to develop “cleaner, more cost-effective and innovative” strategies aimed at moving goods quickly, safely and efficiently across the US. The four-year, non-binding pact is aimed at improving import and export cargo flows between the nation’s second-busiest seaport and Utah’s logistics […]

Long Beach approves new budget

Port of Long Beach to use new budget to modernise terminals and other infrastructure

The Port of Long Beach has approved a $622.4 million budget for the Long Beach Harbor Department, more than half of which will be dedicated to capital improvement projects. In a statement, the Port said the budget will ensure its “continued competitiveness and sustainability”. The budget for fiscal year 2022 begins on 1 October 2021 […]

Port of Long Beach exempts natural gas vehicles from clean truck fund rate

Natural gas-powered trucks will benefit from an exemption from the Port of Long Beach’s Clean Truck Fund Rate following an approval from the board of commissioners. The Long Beach Board of Harbour Commissioners approved the exemption 4-1 on 24 May, according to a statement. Natural gas trucks are lower emitters of nitrogen oxides, which are […]