Port of Los Angeles, executive director, Gene Seroka told a State of the Port audience in San Pedro that 2018 "was another year for the record books" with the Port moving 9.5 million TEUs, a 1.2% increase from 2017.
A rendering of the proposed Oakland A’s ballpark at Howard Terminal shows pleasure boats near the navigational channel for container ships and the turning basin adjoining the proposed ball park used to dock ships (Rendering courtesy: BIG).
The Port of Oakland is investing in new infrastructure, including mega ship to shore cranes to load and unload 18,000 teu (20-foot container unit) container ships that it expects will be arriving at California ports within the next 2-5 years.
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) approved the recommendations of Commissioner Rebecca Dye as set forth in her final report of the Fact Finding 28 investigation. Her recommendations also included the establishment of a Shipper Advisory Board.
Lineage Logistics and Dreisbach Enterprises held the official opening of their Cool Port refrigerated warehouse at the Port of Oakland. The opening featured a ribbon cutting with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and claims that Cool Port will export beef and pork with a 20% cost savings over rivals at other U.S. ports.