Total Terminals International (TTI) recently achieved a new record, marking the highest volume of container movements at Pier T in Port of Long Beach.
Port of Long Beach
Port of Long Beach reports that its cargo volumes increased last months showing signs of recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted the shipping industry.
Economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to affect trade at the Port of Long Beach in April with fewer cargo containers moving through the seaport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Port of Long Beach marine terminals announced that they are open and continue operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic, having regular vessel calls and scheduled work shifts continuing at the nation’s second-busiest seaport.
It is known that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation has negatively impacted cruise and shipping industry. Although, several ports informed that continue their cargo operations.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 outrbeak, the second busiest container port in the US, Port of Long Beach, marked a drop in its cargo handling volume. Namely, the port managed to handle 538.428 TEUs during February, down by 9.8% in comparison to February 2019.
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