• Academy of Global Logistics Kickoff Event at Cabrillo High School, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.

    Port of Long Beach Academy of Global Logistics Opens at Cabrillo High School

    Port officials launched the Port of Long Beach Academy of Global Logistics at Cabrillo High School on October 12th, a four-year academy conducted in partnership with the Long Beach Unified School District bringing together college prep academics, demanding technical education and work-based training opportunities. “This is an exciting day,” said Board of Harbor Commissioners Vice President […]

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    Opening of Redwood Marine Terminal II at Humboldt Bay Harbor District Tonight

    Redwood Marine Terminal II is scheduled for its grand opening today, October 14th. The grand opening will include state and local elected officials, and offer opportunities to learn about renovation initiatives. The majority of the former Freshwater Tissue property, a long-time Humboldt Bay landmark commonly known as the Samoa pulp mill site, is now Redwood […]

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    SeaLand Joins Port of Hueneme

    West Coast to Central America operations are set to begin at the Port of Hueneme with the partnering of SeaLand, a regional ocean carrier of the Denmark-based Maersk Group. SeaLand’s carriers will open new opportunities for businesses that import and export produce and other products, and it is anticipated by port officials that the operations […]

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    Wider Panama Canal not a Factor in Port of Oakland Operations So Far

    Since the opening of the widened Panama Canal in June, Oakland vessel traffic and cargo volumes have continued to increase according to Port data. Industry concerns included warnings that larger ships would detour around the U.S. West Coast given new Panama access. Against suggested trends, the Port’s vessel traffic has increased 12 percent, year-over-year, since […]

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    Port of San Diego CEO Randa Coniglio Named ‘Executive Trailblazer’ by San Diego Magazine

    At San Diego Magazine’s 2016 Woman of the Year Awards dedicated to honoring dynamic San Diego women committed to creating positive change, Randa Coniglio, Chief Executive Officer/President of the Port of San Diego, was named Executive Trailblazer.  “As the port’s first female CEO, Randa Coniglio defines what it means to be a successful and effective […]

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    Port of Oakland Experiences Busiest Month for Container Handling in 10 Years

    The Port of Oakland announced in August that July marked the busiest month for container movement in the last 10 years. Export volume increased for the sixth time in seven months, and container volume jumped 8.8 percent compared to July 2015, according to port officials. In total, the port handled 223,619 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), […]

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    Port of Hueneme Welcomes First Post-Panamax Ship, M/V Thalatta

    The maiden voyage of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines’ M/V Thallata, a high efficiency Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro-Ro) HERO class vessel, marked the beginning of a new era for the Port of Hueneme. A new, larger class of vessels identified as Post Panamax, based on the historic width of the Panama Canal can now access the Port benefiting […]

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    Former Naval Complex Transferred to the City of Long Beach to Support the Port’s Cargo Operations

    On Tuesday, August 30th, representatives from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) and California Environmental Protection Agency, along with City of Long Beach and Port of Long Beach officials celebrated the transfer of 125 acres of the former Naval Complex to the city’s Harbor Department. The transferred land is located on the Pier T […]

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    Planning Begins for Wharf Repairs at the Port of Redwood City

    The Port of Redwood City will begin a $6.6 million improvement project to Wharves 3 and 4 in 2017. Project priority will be given to fender repairs, protecting vessels and dock structures from damage when maneuvering at berth. The system of new fenders will extend the useful life of the wharves an additional 30 years. […]

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    Port of Oakland Keeping Extended Night Hours

    Following their successful three-month pilot program, the Port of Oakland will continue to operate with extended night hours. After the unexpected closure of the Outer Harbor Terminal operated by Ports America, the port required a solution to manage cargo movement with one less terminal available. Operating hours were extended to increase efficiency for trucks, reducing […]

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