Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach to accommodate larger container ships

The US Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide a loan of $500 million to the Port of Long Beach, as part of a project to reduce traffic congestion and enable the port to handle large container ships.

Port of Long Beach joins SEA-LNG

SEA-LNG welcomed the Port of Long Beach to its membership. The Port of Long Beach is the third North American port to join the coalition and brings SEA-LNG’s count of port members to a total of seven.

USCG monitors increased oil tanker presence off US coast

Following the oil price’s collapse in early March as a COVID-19 outcome, the US Coast Guard informed that they are monitoring the increased presence of oil tanker vessels near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Port of Long Beach experiences COVID-19 impacts

Following the COVID-19 situation, Port of Long Beach keeps experiencing the coronavirus impacts, marking several canceled sailings and a decline in cargo containers shipments during March. For the records, last month, the US second busiest port saw a 9.8% drop in cargo volumes.

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