Bridge, rail and terminal investments keep Long Beach port competitive in world market

Remaining competitive in the world of goods movement is a never-ending quest for higher capacity and efficiency—while simultaneously reducing emission—for port authorities around the world. To that end, among other ongoing projects, the Port of Long Beach celebrated the grand opening of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project.

State board approves stricter port environmental standards for at-berth vessels

Air pollution out of the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles has been a point of contention for years, particularly for its impact on communities of color. Both ports have developed and redeveloped plans to reduce emissions. However, the California Air Resources Board voted unanimously Thursday to approve a new rule to reduce large amounts of pollutants from ships at berth.