October 2016
Academy of Global Logistics at Cabrillo High

Port, School District Partnership Kicks Off

Local officials earlier this month launched the Port of Long Beach Academy of Global Logistics at Cabrillo High School, opening a new pathway to careers in international trade for young students in the city. The four-year academy, conducted in partnership with the Long Beach Unified School District, was announced in May. The “linked learning” school brings together college prep academics, demanding technical education and work-based training opportunities that prepare students for success in college, their careers and life.

“This is an exciting day,” said Board of Harbor Commissioners Vice President Lou Anne Bynum. “Our goal with the Academy is to inspire students to explore careers in the international trade and goods movement industry right in their backyard. We’d like to thank the school district for teaming up to develop the Port leaders of the future.”

Cargo cranes at Port of Long Beach

Cargo Volumes Weighed Down By Hanjin Bankruptcy

 

Clean Air Award

Port Wins SCAQMD
Air Quality Award

 

In Other News...

  • The Port of Long Beach PHOTOGALLERY runs through Oct. 30 at the Museum of Latin American Art, www.molaa.org, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. The program features the work of more than 60 amateur and professional photographers who attended a workshop and then captured images aboard a cruise through the Port. Three winning photos were selected by the Arts Council for Long Beach. Read more here and see the photos online here.
  • The Port's fireboat Protector has been named one of the 10 Significant Boats of 2016 by WorkBoat magazine. The state-of-the-art vessel is designed to protect today's big ships; its 10 water cannons can deliver 41,000 gallons of water per minute over the length of two football fields. The Protector's sister vessel, the Vigilance, is still under construction. Read more
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