fbpx
Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
Home » Tag Archives: Port of Long Beach

Tag Archives: Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach has a record August

Port container yard

PortandTerminal.com, September 10, 2020 Trade boosted by start of peak season, extra vessel visits LONG BEACH, CA – The Port of Long Beach had the best August in its 109-year history, marking a strong start to the peak shipping season, although COVID-19 continues to create long-term economic uncertainty. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 725,610 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container …

Read More »

Port of Long Beach Post Record Month! Trade up +21% versus last year

Container truck in line. Container crane. Port

PortandTerminal.com, August 14, 2020 LONG BEACH – July marked the busiest month in the 109-year history of the Port of Long Beach as terminal operators and dockworkers moved 753,081 cargo container units, topping a record set two years ago.  Trade increased 21.1% in July compared to the same month in 2019. The previous single-month record of 752,188 twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), …

Read More »

Port of Long Beach Opens COVID-19 Testing Site for Port Workers

A patient arrives in car to be tested for the coronavirus

PortandTerminal.com, August 14, 2020 LONG BEACH, CA – Drive-up testing for COVID-19 will be available to dockworkers, truckers and other frontline labor partners at the Port of Long Beach beginning Monday, Aug. 17, to help ensure a healthy workforce and the safe delivery of essential goods during an unprecedented moment in history. The free tests will be available to Port …

Read More »

Cargo Declines at Port of Long Beach in June

A container ship at berth in the Port of Long Beach.

PortandTerminal.com, July 10, 2020 Coronavirus, reduced consumer demand continue to impact trade LONG BEACH, CA – The COVID-19 pandemic continued to drive down demand for goods in the second quarter of 2020, leading to an increase in canceled sailings and a decline in cargo containers shipped through the Port of Long Beach in June. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 602,180 …

Read More »

Port of Long Beach rebounds as China box volumes surge. First good month in 2020

PortandTerminal.com, June 9, 2020 May marked the first month in 2020 that cargo shipments rose at the nation’s second-busiest port LONG BEACH, CA – Cargo shipments rose at the Port of Long Beach in May as the economic effects of COVID-19 started to subside. Dockworkers and terminal operators moved 628,205 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo last month, a …

Read More »

Port of Long Beach bags $500M loan for bridge replacement project

Bridge workers. Ocean. Containers

PortandTerminal.com, May 6, 2020 LONG BEACH, CA – The City of Long Beach, Calif., acting through its Board of Harbor Commissioners, has secured a $500 million Department of Transportation (DOT) loan for construction of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao said the DOT’s Build America Bureau would provide the funds under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance …

Read More »

BREAKING: Layoffs at Port of Long Beach container terminal

Longshore workers at port loading a container

PortandTerminal.com, May 3, 2020 LOS ANGELES, CA – PortandTerminal.com has been told that 28 crane operators at Total Terminals International (TTI) located at the Port of Long Beach were given two weeks notice this week that they would be laid-off. TTI currently services the vessels and cargo of the anchor customers, MSC and Hyundai, while simultaneously accommodating several other steam …

Read More »

Port of Long Beach employee tests positive for COVID19 forcing office closure

Glass office building Port of Long Beach sign on the front

PortandTerminal.com, April 2, 2020 LONG BEACH, CA – The Long Beach Post is reporting that the 10th floor in the Port of Long Beach’s Downtown office building has been closed for cleaning after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. The Port building sits in the new Long Beach Civic Center across from City Hall. Employees who work on the building’s …

Read More »

Maersk VP becomes Port of Long Beach commercial operations director

Photo: Kenneth Duncan

PortandTerminal.com, March 27, 2020 LONG BEACH, CA – The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has named Ken Duncan, currently Maersk lifestyle and apparel vice-president, as its managing director of commercial operations. He has worked at Maersk for almost 14 years. Duncan will lead a bureau consisting of the port’s business development, tenant services and operations, and security services divisions. Duncan …

Read More »