The latest episode of "Pulse of the Port," the Port's award-winning video program, gives an update on the $1 billion Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project and the first phase of construction, which is bringing much needed jobs to the region.
When finished in nine years, the new state-of-the-art terminal will have double the capacity while cutting related air pollution by half. To learn more, click here.
Recently, two new members joined the Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners; Rich Dines and Doug Drummond. One of the first things on the new board's agenda was the selection of a successor to retiring Executive Director Richard D. Steinke. Meet the board's unanimous choice, new Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle, and learn more about Dines and Drummond. Click here.
Also in this episode, did you know that the largest law enforcement agency in the country works at the Port? To find out who's protecting the Port and our country from terrorist threats, hazardous materials, and even pests and disease, click here.
Closing this episode, watch the recent dedication of the Port's newest shore power facility. Shore power allows ships to plug into landside electricity instead of burning diesel fuel for their auxiliary engines, cutting air pollution. The new facility at Pier C will provide 6 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 4,000 average homes. To learn more, click here.
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