Container volume at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) was down 7.7 percent last month, compared to July 2015 when the port saw a record amount of cargo move through its harbor terminals.
At its Monday meeting, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners authorized a voluntary $46.4 million program to lessen the impacts of port-related pollution on the community, according to an announcement released today.
Cargo traffic at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) rose 3.4 percent over June 2015, the port announced today, tacking on another consecutive month of increases in cargo traffic after a banner 2015.
This week, Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, who represents parts of Long Beach, introduced legislation aimed to ease port congestion through a new governing body for the ports.
The Port of Long Beach (POLB) saw its second-busiest May in the port’s 105-year history, bringing in 640,566 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units - a standard industry measure for containerized cargo), according to a report released Tuesday.
Following a strong first quarter, container cargo volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) fell in April, compared to the same month in 2015.
Port of Long Beach (POLB) Chief Executive Director Jon Slangerup has been named by US Department of Commerce Penny Pritzker to the Department's Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSSC), the port announced this week.
Cargo shipments at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were up 6.1 percent for the first three months of 2016, compared to the same quarter last year, according to a release issued by the port on Thursday.
The Port of Long Beach (POLB) announced Wednesday that it will launch a new program offering its tenants rebates to encourage them to replace outdated, polluting and inefficient electrical equipment with energy-efficient technology.
Given last year’s record cargo volume numbers and this year’s evasion of large-scale congestion, things are looking up for the Port of Long Beach and businesses associated with it.