The Clean Shipping Act, introduced by Congressman Alan Lowenthal, would set stricter carbon emission standards for fuels used by ships.
A tube used to transfer petroleum coke at Pier F partially collapsed, according to Port of Long Beach spokesperson Lee Peterson.
The assessment of the ship will cost about $3 million and is expected to take at least a year.
The claim seeks over $60 million in damages for the death of a clerk who was crushed by a transtainer while working at the port in January.
Talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association will take place against the backdrop of pandemic safety issues, surging imports that left backlogs of ships anchored offshore, and declining exports.
Authorities said they found most of the prohibited animal products mixed in boxes of e-commerce shipments and household goods—in an attempt to smuggle the meats into the country.
Known as a “Freedom Village,” the proposal would involve creation of an elevated magnetic levitation system that would move cargo containers from the port onto a futuristic rail system that could be suspended above existing roads.
The demolition of the Gerald Desmond is expected to be completed by the end of 2023.
Fire Department crews hurried to the top of a 60- to 70-foot crane in the Port of Long Beach to try to rescue a man in cardiac arrest Monday evening, according to a department spokesman.
Authorities responded to the 300 block of Mediterranean Way regarding an “industrial accident” where a man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.