The new Truck Alert system is intended for port truck drivers but residents and others traveling through the port can opt-in to the system to receive the alerts about road closures, crashes and other conditions inside the port.
The Port of Long Beach is still waiting for the U.S. Maritime Administration to approve an Environmental Impact Statement for the $870 million Pier B On-Dock Support Facility, which would reconfigure 171 acres of land southwest of Anaheim Street and the 710 Freeway to improve cargo movement.
Ruben Garcia developed a high-tech bonnet that covered a ship’s smokestack while it idles in port, an innovation that promised to capture as much as 80% of its emissions. But one of his more than 50 creditors is alleging his companies were a kind of Ponzi scheme.
The powerboat was going about 30 knots in a Port of Long Beach channel near Pier T when it collided with a tugboat, authorities said.
Although the path is not yet open to the public, the Freddies—Bixby’s cycling group—were the first to ride their bikes across the expanse.
The port moved 724,297 20-foot equivalent units last month, down from 907,216 TEUs in May, which was the port’s best month in history.
“About three miles off the breakwater, he jumped off the boat,” said Brian Fisk, a spokesman for the Long Beach Fire Department.
More than 450 crewmembers from 27 ships have received the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the Port of Long Beach said in a statement Friday.
Dock workers and terminal operators moved 746,188 twenty-foot equivalent units last month, making it the first April that the seaport handled more than 700,000 TEUs.
The situation has led to a backlog at the Port of Long Beach that hit a peak of about 40 ships earlier in the year. However, in recent weeks that number has been hovering around two dozen.