Infographic by the Port of Long Beach
The Port of Long Beach is now ready for the next generation of ships. Giant ships call on the Port of Long Beach and carry more than 13,000 TEU or twenty-foot equivalent units.
Long Beach sets the standard for global shore power according to the following data:
- $100 million invested by the Port of Long Beach in the last six years to electrify its berths to be ready for 2014 California Air Resources Board requirements.
- 50% emissions reduction by Jan.1, 2014 with ships required to plug in 50% of the time
- 95% reduction in emissions by plugging in a ship at berth, the pollution equivalent of taking 33,000 cars off the road.
For more information, please click at the Infographic below (click to enlarge)