The Port of Long Beach is connected to one in five jobs in Long Beach, sustaining a local workforce that continues to drive economic growth across the region, according to a new Economic Impact Study prepared for the Port and presented Monday to the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.
The first of Kia's new Telluride vehicles were loaded for export onto the Roll-on/Roll-off vessel Sirius today at the Port of Brunswick. The 8-person SUVs are destined for ports around the Arabian Peninsula.
Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) is located on the north side of the Oakland Estuary (see map below). The Turning Basin is circled and is at the right side of the map. Howard Terminal is the innermost terminal in green at the right and adjoins the Turning Basin. (Source: Port of Oakland)
Port of Everett reaches major milestone on its Seaport Modernization with installation of the final steel pile to support a strengthened South Terminal. In total, 343 piles were set since the $36 million project kicked-off in summer 2018. Upland structural and utility work will continue throughout the year. The strengthened dock will be ready to support the next generation of over-dimensional cargo, including aerospace parts for the new 777X by December 2019.
The Ninth Street railroad crossing near Pico Avenue in the harbor district in West Long Beach will be closed as of March 9, 2019, in a move that will immediately improve rail operations and increase the speed of moving goods through the Port.
The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100.