October 2014
West Anaheim Street project

Smooth Rides Ahead for Port Artery

In the goods movement industry, every mile counts. And when that mile overlaps with an arterial highway adjacent to the nation’s busiest harbor complex, it needs to be in top condition.

That’s why the West Anaheim Street Improvement Project rose to the top of the Port of Long Beach’s list of road reconstruction projects within the harbor district.


Chassis at the Port of Long Beach

Commission Directs Port Staff
to Increase Chassis Supply

In its ongoing efforts to provide congestion relief to customers and stakeholders, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has directed Port of Long Beach staff to develop plans for purchasing and providing thousands of truck chassis for congestion relief during peak periods.

Dr. Noel Hacegaba at Argentina port summit

Port Welcomes New
Harbor Commissioner


Port aerial photograph

Long Beach Sees Third-
Busiest Import Month Ever


Middle Harbor aerial photograph

Long Beach Moves Up
Container Port Rankings


Cargo numbers for July 2014

Port Operations Chief
Explores Big Ships in Paper


Line of trucks at Port of Long Beach

Clean Air Progress


Community Partner Awards

Port Photo Exhibit Celebrates
Long Beach Arts Month


In Other News...

  • The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has voted to seek approval from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to form a discussion group with industry stakeholders to address congestion issues in the San Pedro Bay Ports.
  • The Port of Long Beach has renewed annual service contracts with its overseas representatives for business development in Australia, Europe, Japan, South Korea and Greater China. The Port’s five overseas representatives are Strang International Pty. Ltd., Lutz Ehrhardt, Kazuhiko Futagawa, Sebang Express Co. Ltd., and United Transportation (HK) Ltd.  
  • PierPass Inc. has named John Cushing, a veteran transportation industry leader, as its new president. Cushing, who founded eModal in 1999, replaces Bruce Wargo as president. Wargo remains CEO and has replaced Jon Hemingway, chairman of Carrix Inc., as PierPass board chairman. 
  • The Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) has honored Robert Curry Sr., CEO and Director of California Cartage Co. with its 2014 Connie Award. Curry was recognized Sept. 23 during the annual meeting of the Intermodal Association of North America. CII also recognized Dr. Geraldine Knatz, former Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles and former Managing Director of Development at the Port of Long Beach, with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Knatz, a Long Beach resident whose career at the two ports spanned more than 35 years, also served as President of the International Association of Ports and Harbors.
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