July 2017

Colonna, Lowenthal Confirmed for Commission

New Commissioners Bonnie Lowenthal and Frank ColonnaThe Long Beach City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm Mayor Robert Garcia’s appointments of Frank Colonna and Bonnie Lowenthal to the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which oversees the Port of Long Beach and the staff of the City’s Harbor Department.

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Join Us in Long Beach for AAPA Convention

AAPA 2017 Conference LogoThe Port of Long Beach will welcome representatives from ports throughout the Western Hemisphere Oct. 1-4 for the American Association of Port Authorities Annual Convention. Leadership from more than 160 port authorities in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America will come together at the Long Beach Convention Center for their largest meeting of the year. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are available for the event at many levels.

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Cargo ship at Port of Long Beach

Second-Best June at
Port of Long Beach


Cargo at Port of Long Beach

Long Beach Ranked
Top American Seaport

SCE lines at the Port of Long Beach

Study Released on Edison
Line Raising Proposal


Clean air at the Port of Long Beach

Ports Issue Draft of 2017 Clean
Air Action Plan Update


In Other News...

Bynum, Egoscue, Guzmán
  • The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners elected Lou Anne Bynum as its new Board President and Tracy Egoscue as Vice President on Monday, July 24, in the annual selection of Board Officers. Former Board President Lori Ann Guzmán was selected as Secretary of the Board. Read more
  • Earlier this month, the 3.1-million-pound orange MSS (Movable Scaffolding System) was lowered to the ground after completing the WB approach on the west side of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project. Since its start in December 2015, the orange MSS helped build more than 3,000 feet of the roadway drivers will eventually use as they pass over the bridge from downtown Long Beach toward Terminal Island and San Pedro. Watch the video
  • Sam JoumblatSam Joumblat, the Chief Financial Officer of Total Transportation Services Inc., is returning to the Port as Managing Director of Finance and Administration. The key financial position manages an annual budget of $750 million and this decade's $4 billion, 10-year capital improvement program — the largest of any seaport in the nation. Joumblat’s last stint at the Port was from 2006 to 2014, as Chief Financial Officer. Read more
  • The Port of Long Beach is once again sponsoring free events across Long Beach this summer, including Moonlight Movies on the Beach, Be S.A.F.E. Movies in the Park, Municipal Band concerts and more. To find a full list of Port-sponsored summer activities, events and information, head to www.polb.com/summerfun. Read more
  • Sign-ups for Port of Long Beach Harbor Tours for September are open Monday, Aug. 7, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Go to www.polb.com/porttours to sign up for the tour lottery and for more information.
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