Port of Long Beach

Business, Logistics

Port of Long Beach’s Mario Cordero Concerned Over Snag in Rail Talks

Chris Connor and Mario Cordero Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero (right) and AAPA CEO Chris Connor address attendees at the American Association of Port Authorities' annual convention in Orlando, Fla. (Dan Ronan/Transport Topics)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Of the two major labor negotiations, Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero is most concerned about the stalled railroad workers/management talks.

October 18, 2022
Business, Safety, Global Freight, TCA

California Ports Reveal Surge in Harmful Emissions in 2021

Container ships discharge cargo on Terminal Island in the Port of Los Angeles Container ships discharge cargo on Terminal Island in the Port of Los Angeles. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times via Tribune Content Agency)

California port officials announced an unprecedented increase in harmful emissions last year. Although the increase in pollution was substantial, officials said emissions are still much lower than levels in the mid-2000s.

Tony Briscoe | Chicago Tribune
October 18, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

California Ports Face Calls to Go Green After ‘Unmitigated Growth’

Port of Long Beach The Port of Long Beach by Allison Zaucha/Bloomberg News

After years of “unmitigated growth,” the nation’s busiest port complex is facing calls to lower its carbon footprint from Southern California communities plagued by the health and environmental impacts, said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia.

Sarah McGregor | Bloomberg News
September 20, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Port of Long Beach Moves Record Cargo Despite Logjams

Port of Long Beach Cargo ships are unloaded at the Port of Long Beach. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg)

The Port of Long Beach moved record cargo volumes last year amid an import surge and supply chain snarl brought on by the pandemic.

Laura Curtis | Bloomberg News
January 20, 2022
Business, Logistics

Ports Post Strong November Volumes as Imports Continue to Surge

Port of Los Angeles at night A view of containers at night at the Port of Los Angeles. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg News)

Atlantic and Pacific ports in November continued their record-setting pace as imports continue to flood into the country during the peak of the holiday shopping season.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 16, 2021
Business, Logistics

L.A., Long Beach Delay Container Fees as Shippers Clear Stacks

Shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach Shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach on Oct. 24, 2021. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg News)

The country's largest ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will postpone the start of a fee on ocean carriers that fail to clear containers off the docks, which was set to begin Nov 15.

Augusta Saraiva | Bloomberg News
November 15, 2021
Business, Logistics

Union Pacific Receives Cargo 24/7 Near L.A. Ports

Union Pacific Corp. locomotives and rail cars sit parked at a rail yard in Kansas City. Union Pacific Corp. locomotives and rail cars sit parked at a rail yard in Kansas City. (Whitney Curtis/Bloomberg News)

Union Pacific Corp. has begun receiving trucks around-the-clock at its freight facility near the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, extending operating time by about 20 hours a week to help ease cargo congestion.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
October 19, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Pacific, Atlantic Ports Report Strong June Volumes

Unloading containers at Port of Long Beach Containers are unloaded at the Port of Long Beach. The facility reported a 20.3% year-over-year volume increase in June. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

More than six months into the economic recovery, the nation’s ports on the Pacific and Atlantic coasts continue to see record or near-record cargo loads, and port officials and economists forecast the substantial numbers likely will continue well into 2022.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
July 21, 2021
Business, Top 50

Spending on Port Projects Rises

A shipping container is off-loaded at the Port of Los Angeles. A shipping container is off-loaded at the Port of Los Angeles. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

U.S. ports and their private sector partners have ramped up their investments in infrastructure improvements, which ultimately should help trucking companies get their drivers in and out of these complexes faster and more efficiently, industry experts said.

November 18, 2019
Business, Logistics

Yilport Said to Be in Talks for $2 Billion California Terminal

Port Port of Long Beach (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

Turkey’s Yilport Holding AS is in advanced talks to buy a container terminal in Long Beach, Calif., a deal that would value the facility at close to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.

March 22, 2019

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