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Solid Import Volumes Still Flow Through Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach A containership at the Port of Long Beach. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

The head of the U.S.’s second-busiest container seaport said he has seen no letup in import volumes, though there may be some slowing in coming months as high inflation and growing services spending threaten to temper consumer demand for goods.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
April 7, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Toyota Plans Hydrogen Fuel Cell Plant at Long Beach

Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg News

Toyota Motor Corp. is building the first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel-cell power plant and hydrogen fueling station to support its operations at the Port of Long Beach, Calif. The facility will use biowaste from California’s farms to generate water, electricity and hydrogen.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
November 30, 2017
Business, Government, Logistics

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Escalate Clean Air Plan

Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

Aggressively deploying zero and near-zero emissions trucks and cargo-handling equipment is one of the core strategies proposed by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California, in the next version of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan. 

November 21, 2016
Business, Government, Logistics

Duane Kenagy Appointed Interim CEO of Port of Long Beach

The Board of Harbor Commissioners approved Duane Kenagy to become interim CEO at the Port of Long Beach, California, while the search for a permanent replacement is under way.

September 22, 2016

Top Two US Ports Have Mixed Results for August Container Traffic

Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

The top two ports in the United States reported mixed results for container traffic during August before the Hanjin Shipping Co. bankruptcy, according to figures released Sept. 15.

September 15, 2016
Business, Government, Logistics

Port of Long Beach CEO Slangerup to Resign

Port of Long Beach

Jon Slangerup announced his resignation as CEO of the Port of Long Beach, effective Oct. 28, to take another executive position at an aviation technology company.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 9, 2016

California Port Cargo Dips Slightly in June

Selvin L Wright III/Flickr

International container traffic through California ports dipped slightly overall in June as global freight flows softened.

July 14, 2016

Port of Long Beach Chief Sees More Pain for Shipping Lines

Tim Rue/Bloomberg News

Global container shipping lines face one or two more years of pain as the industry consolidates amid overcapacity and weaker demand, according to the Port of Long Beach’s CEO.

Andy Hoffman | Bloomberg News
May 24, 2016

Port of Long Beach Explores Cutting Truck Traffic, Boosting Rail

TT File Photo

The Port of Long Beach, California, has started to study the feasibility of shipping more incoming cargo to the Inland Empire by shorthaul rail.

Fielding Buck | The (Riverside, Calif.) Press-Enterprise
April 20, 2016

Panama Canal Expansion a Primary Concern for New Port of Long Beach Chief Executive

The implications of a wider Panama Canal on U.S. port operations, ongoing labor issues, mitigating congestion and boosting infrastructure are among the top concerns facing the Port of Long Beach, its new chief executive said last week.

July 14, 2014