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Port of Long Beach wins $30.1 million for clean air project

October 31, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

Under the project, the port plans to deploy the nation’s “largest fleet of manually operated, zero-emissions cargo handling equipment at a single marine terminal.” Specifically, a total of 60 electric, human-operated yard tractors will replace diesel yard tractors at Long […]


Shipping

Port of Long Beach tests zero-emission electric equipment

October 21, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

The demonstration at SSA Marine Pier J is part of the Zero-Emissions Terminal Equipment Transition Project, which is funded in large part by a $9.7 million California Energy Commission grant. As part of the project, SSA retrofitted nine of its […]


Shipping

Top two US ports boast strong July results

August 17, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

Terminal operators and dockworkers at the Port of Long Beach moved 753,081 cargo container units, recording the busiest month in the 109-year history and topping the record from two years ago. Trade increased by 21.1% in July compared to the […]


Shipping

Chevron, Clean Energy Partner on Adopt-a-Port Initiative to Reduce Emissions

July 10, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Chevron Corp. announced it is partnering with California natural gas retailer Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on Adopt-a-Port, an initiative that provides truck operators serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach with carbon-negative renewable natural gas to reduce emissions. […]


Infrastructure, Shipping

Port of Long Beach bags $500 million loan

May 6, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

“This $500 million federal investment reflects the President’s continued emphasis on infrastructure that will reduce traffic congestion while enhancing the Port of Long Beach’s ability to handle large container ships to support economic growth in the region and the country,” […]


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Coronavirus slashes volumes at LA, Long Beach ports

April 10, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

The port said that its March cargo volumes reached 449,568 TEUs marking a 30.9 % fall year-on-year and a drop to the lowest monthly cargo level since February 2009. For the first quarter of 2020, volumes at the port have […]


Shipping

Coronavirus Impact Shrinks Volumes at Top Two Busiest Ports in US

March 11, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

The coronavirus outbreak has caused a major disruption to the supply chain, resulting in an increase of canceled sailings and a reduction in cargo moving through the nation’s ports. “While cargo volumes are important, the coronavirus is first and foremost […]


Shipping

Port of Long Beach Boast 2nd Busiest Year

January 23, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

The figures point to a decrease of 5.7 percent from the record-setting pace logged in 2018. Trade tensions and tariffs were among the key factors impacting trade at U.S. ports over the past year, however, volumes managed to remain steady. […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

US West Coast Ports Warn Trump of Negative Effects of Trade War with China

September 24, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Port of Oakland, Port of Portland, Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma said the long-term implications of the escalating trade conflict “will create irredeemable economic harm to employers, workers, residents […]


Shipping

Port of Long Beach Moves over 1.8 Mn TEU in 1Q 2019

April 11, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The figure was achieved despite lingering trade uncertainty, the port said, adding that the volumes dropped by 4.7 percent compared to last year’s opening quarter. “With warehouses full from shippers rushing to beat the looming threat of escalating tariffs, shipments […]


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Two California Ports Get Millions to Reduce Air Pollution

September 18, 2018

Via: Transport Topics

The California Air Resources Board is awarding two grants topping $90 million to the nation’s two busiest ports — Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach, respectively — to develop a Zero Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities […]


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Port of Long Beach Gets USD 50 Mn for Zero Emissions Project

September 12, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Long Beach has received preliminary approval for a USD 50 million grant from the California Air Resources Board for a sweeping, transformative demonstration of a near-zero and zero-emissions supply chain at the nation’s second-busiest seaport. The California […]


Shipping

Port Emissions Down at POLB as Throughput Rises

August 29, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Long Beach (POLB) is continuing to outperform 2023 clean air goals for diesel particles and sulfur oxides, even while cargo volumes have jumped to record levels, according to a study of port-related air pollution emissions. The 2017 […]


Shipping

Ports of LA, Long Beach to Fund Clean Air Technologies

April 19, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The US ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are offering new funding in an effort to boost the development of goods-movement technologies that improve air quality. This year’s 2018 call for projects requests concept papers for a variety of […]


Shipping

Port of Long Beach Delivers Record First Quarter

April 16, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Marine terminals at the Port of Long Beach handled a total of 3.87 million TEUs during the first three months of 2018, marking its best-ever first quarter. For the three-month period ended March 31, the port’s volumes jumped by 19.1 […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

LA, Long Beach Ask for Proposals to Reduce Ships’ At-Berth Emissions

December 7, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

The Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles are soliciting proposals for new technology to reduce at-berth emissions for non-container vessels, such as tankers, vehicle carriers, bulk and general cargo ships. As explained, at-berth air pollution from container […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Are Electric-Hybrid Trucks the Answer to California Port Pollution Problem?

November 22, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The sound — and smell — of thousands of idling trucks at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach could be fading if a new pilot project to convert them to part-time electric vehicles sticks. A one-mile-long test site, […]


Shipping

Peak Shipping Season Red Hot at Container Ports

October 25, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The peak 2017 shipping season remains red hot, with nearly every major port reporting greater container traffic in September than a year ago. The data comes in at a time of the year when many retailers import consumer goods for […]


Infrastructure

Port of Long Beach to Continue Modernization Works

June 29, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a USD 748 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the next fiscal year, with more than 60 percent set aside to continue its modernization program. The budget will […]


Shipping

Port of Long Beach Volumes Hit by Hanjin Woes

October 14, 2016

Via: World Maritime News

US Port of Long Beach container volumes declined 16.6 percent year-over-year in September, as the effects of the Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy reached West Coast ports. The port said that longshore workers moved 546,805 twenty-foot equivalent units last month. This included […]