The Port of Long Beach began its venture Wednesday into the Freight Advanced Traveler Information System (FRATIS) Demonstration Project, which aims to improve freight traffic and communications, air quality, and boost container volume in participating test ports within the next 20 years.
Former 3rd District Councilmember and current Harbor Commissioner Doug Drummond was elected president of the Long Beach Port Board Harbor of Commissioners this week.
The Port of Long Beach, already short several key executive staff members, lost another last Monday when the overseer of the Middle Harbor and Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement projects, Gary J. Cardamone, announced his retirement.
2013 proved to be the Port of Long Beach (POLB)’s third busiest year in its history in terms of cargo volume, behind record-setting years 2006 and 2007.
Bigger ships, advanced cranes and better air quality were among the improvements Port of Long Beach's Acting Executive Director Al Moro said he anticipated in the next year at the annual State of the Port address.
The 100,000 seafarers from all over the world who visit the Port of Long Beach every year spend their workdays keeping the mega-billion dollar international shipping industry afloat--but who keeps them going when they step off their ship for a brief interval of shore leave?
An audit of the travel expenses incurred by the Port of Long Beach’s Harbor Commissioners following public scrutiny and controversy has been released, with City Auditor Laura Doud being forthright in her office’s assessment that changes must occur.
Following a dip last month, the Port of Long Beach (POLB) once again saw a drop in import volume but thankfully saw a slight boost in exports for the
The $75M cold storage facility that will share space on both the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles properties broke ground this morning, marking what will become the largest near-port facility of its kind in Southern California.
Alleging “wage theft” and unfair treatment, drivers from three Port of Long Beach/Los Angeles drayage firms will take part in a 48-hour strike.
Motorists, plan ahead—as in for the next two-and-half years—as the 710 connector to westbound Ocean Boulevard in Downtown Long Beach will be closed for 30 months beginning Saturday, May 10.
Having been empty since November following the ousting of former President Thomas Fields, the search to fill the Harbor Commission's remaining vacant seat
The Executive Vice President of College Advancement and Economic Development for Long Beach City College, Lou Anne Bynum, is officially the 66th commissioner to serve on the Long
The Port of Long Beach (POLB) welcomed its busiest May since 2007 when it reached nearly 600K twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs).
Due to its progressive green policies, the Port of Long Beach has been named the Best Green Seaport in the world.
Four environmental groups have filed an appeal against the Port of Long Beach’s recent decision to extend two export agreements involving coal and petroleum coke.
The Long Beach Camerata Singers have announced that, at its August 11 meeting, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously to support the choral group’s 2014-15 concert season with a gift of $25,000.
The Port of Long Beach saw a rise in cargo containers for the month of July, marking the busiest July since 2010.
A Port of Long Beach (POLB) train derailed this past Saturday without a single injury being reported.
Despite outcries from multiple environmental groups, the Long Beach City Council unanimously voted to uphold the Port of Long Beach (POLB) Board of Harbor Commissioners’ decision to continue exporting coal and petcoke.
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