November 2015

Energizing the Future

Solar panelsAt the Port of Long Beach, going green is a given. The challenge is finding the most efficient, cost-effective and secure ways to do it, especially when going green involves increasing reliance on electricity. Those best qualified to find lasting solutions are energy innovators who know what is possible and Port tenants who know the operational needs. To foster their collaboration, the Port has launched a new initiative called the Energy Technology Advancement Program (ETAP).   Read more

Two New Middle Harbor Cranes Arrive (VIDEO)

Cranes delivered to Middle HarborTwo new ship-to-shore cranes have been delivered to Long Beach Container Terminal for use at Middle Harbor, bringing the total to eight. The state-of-the-art cranes are capable of working vessels larger than 18,000 TEUs and will be part of the greenest and one of the most advanced container terminals in the world.

Cargo at Port of Long Beach

Strong Exports Boost
October Cargo Volumes


Chassis at the Port of Long Beach

Short-Term Chassis Yard
Approved for Middle Harbor

Women in Trade lunch

Port Celebrates Women
In Trade     NEWS | VIDEO


Richard Jordan

Commissioners Welcome 
New Chief of Staff


In Other News...

  • Board of Harbor Commissioners President Lori Ann GuzmánThe Long Beach Branch of the NAACP has honored Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners President Lori Ann Guzmán with the Zelma A. Lipscomb Award, named for one of the chapter’s founding members. Guzmán was among the honorees recognized at the organization’s 75th anniversary celebration Oct. 22 at the Hilton Long Beach.
  • The Port of Long Beach has awarded a $250,000 grant to the College of Engineering at California State University, Long Beach to purchase equipment for the college’s Marine Construction Laboratory. The laboratory will provide specialized training to engineering students working toward careers in the marine construction industry, including future professionals likely to support Port operations.
  • Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario CorderoAttorney Mario Cordero has been reconfirmed for a five-year term on the Federal Maritime Commission and continues to serve as FMC chairman. Appointed to the FMC by President Obama in 2010, Cordero was first confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2011. Obama designated him FMC chairman in 2013. Cordero served as a Long Beach harbor commissioner from 2003 to 2011. More information
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