March-April 2017
Alliances of shipping lines

Port Prepared for 'Big Bang' of Alliances

Last year’s unprecedented number of ocean carrier mergers has created something never seen before in the industry: the reshuffling of ocean carriers from four to three new alliances, all starting on April 1. In anticipation of the change, the Port of Long Beach has been closely monitoring the situation, and has been engaging with leadership and operations staff of shipping lines, terminal operators, labor, truckers and railroads.

Speakers at Pulse of the PortsContainer Trade Growth Forecast at Port's Peak Season Event

International trade is expected to grow for the U.S. in 2017, as domestic economic conditions improve and the world economy accelerates, an economic forecaster said at the Port of Long Beach’s 13th annual "Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast."

More than 500 people attended the forecast event at the Long Beach Convention Center. The Port of Long Beach hosts the event each year to bring together industry experts to offer insight into trends in global shipping, and how they affect the San Pedro Bay port complex.

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