Orient Overseas (International) Limited announces the sale of Long Beach Container Terminal to a consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners

Orient Overseas (International) Limited announces the sale of Long Beach Container Terminal to a consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners

Sale of Long Beach Container Terminal to a consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners for US$1.78 billion Sale pursuant to the National Security Agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and …
Apr 30, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Long Beach Sets Course for Operational Excellence; Harbor Commission approves new Strategic Plan

Port of Long Beach Sets Course for Operational Excellence; Harbor Commission approves new Strategic Plan

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week approved an updated Strategic Plan for the Port of Long Beach, laying out the key goals and objectives for the nation’s second-busiest container seaport to …
Apr 24, 2019 /  Curious
Cargo Record Nears at Port of Long Beach

Cargo Record Nears at Port of Long Beach

November tally increases as docks remain busy Cargo volume continued to rise at the Port of Long Beach in November, setting the stage for a second consecutive calendar year record. The Port handled 621,835 …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
October Cargo Strong in Long Beach

October Cargo Strong in Long Beach

For the second consecutive year, the Port of Long Beach has broken its October record for cargo, as volumes rose 5.4 percent compared to the same month in 2017. October 2018 was also the third-busiest month in the …
Nov 13, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Long Beach Moves 8 Million TEUs in Fiscal Year

Port of Long Beach Moves 8 Million TEUs in Fiscal Year

The Port of Long Beach closed out the 2018 fiscal year having handled 8,000,929 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) during the previous 12 months, the most ever, representing a 10.7 percent increase over fiscal year …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Long Beach Sees Cargo Dip

Port of Long Beach Sees Cargo Dip

Volumes so far this year up 9.4 percent over record 2017 Container volumes at the Port of Long Beach were 1.9 percent lower in August compared to the same month the year before. Image courtesy of Port of Long …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Curious
July Container Volumes Dip in Long Beach

July Container Volumes Dip in Long Beach

Overall trade still up for year; July 2017 broke record The Port of Long Beach saw a decline in container volumes in July compared to the same month a year ago, which hit a historic high that has since been …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Curious
GE Transportation Technology Pilot Project Begins at Port of Long Beach to Improve Cargo Flow

GE Transportation Technology Pilot Project Begins at Port of Long Beach to Improve Cargo Flow

A pilot project between GE Transportation (NYSE:GE) and the Port of Long Beach to enhance advance planning at the busiest port complex in North America is officially underway. Over the next two months, stakeholders …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
Toyota Terminal Renovation Scheduled for Vote Aug. 13

Toyota Terminal Renovation Scheduled for Vote Aug. 13

Project would streamline operations; build fuel-cell power plant The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote Monday, Aug. 13, on a proposal by Toyota Logistics Services to reconfigure its facility …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Long Beach Receives Zero-Emissions Equipment Grant

Port of Long Beach Receives Zero-Emissions Equipment Grant

As part of its commitment to transition to zero-emissions operations, the Port of Long Beach will use a $5.3 million grant from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to deploy hydrogen- and electric-powered …
Jul 12, 2018 /  Curious