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Yilport in talks for Long Beach container terminal

Turkey’s Yilport Holding AS is in advanced talks to buy a container terminal in Long Beach, California, a deal that would value the facility at close to $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The discussions between Yilport, backed by businessman Robert Yuksel Yildirim, and terminal owner Cosco Shipping Holdings Co. aren’t …

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Lunar New Year impacts trade at POLB

Second-busiest February follows record month in 2018 A lull in shipping connected to Lunar New Year and a record-shattering month a year ago combined to drive February cargo numbers down at the Port of Long Beach. The result was still the second-busiest February in the Port’s 108-year history. “Overall, our …

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POLB’s Ninth Street railroad closure

Operational closure to improve movement of cargo by rail at Port 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 …

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Community Grants Workshops Set at POLB

Funding available for park, air filtration, energy-efficiency projects The Port of Long Beach will hold workshops in March for local groups interested in applying for Community Grants Program funding to provide park space, tackle indoor air pollution and boost energy efficiency. Two presentations will be held for potential applicants on …

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San Pedro Bay Ports CAAP update

The first advisory meeting of 2019 to offer information on progress of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan 2017 Update (CAAP 2017 Update) is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, in Long Beach. Up to four CAAP stakeholder advisory meetings a year were called for as part of …

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Presidents’ day: LA & LB Ports’ schedule

Terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have announced schedules for the Presidents’ Day Holiday weekend of Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, through Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. The schedule is posted below, and a PDF of the schedule can be downloaded by clicking here: https://www.pierpass.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Prezday_2019.pdf.    

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Public meeting set about POLB’s project

POLB invites the public to a meeting for the deepening project of the harbor. The public will have the chance to submit its their comments and suggestions about the big plan of POLB and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. POLB’s press release: The public is invited to a meeting Wednesday …

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POLA & POLB terminal gates closure

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will observe a special stop work meeting for union business on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, starting at 5 p.m. As a result, no marine terminal gates at the Port of Los Angeles or the Port of Long Beach will operate between the hours …

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Registration open for LBCC Goods Movement

Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College training starts in February The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College is now accepting registrations from community members who are interested in the global logistics and supply chain industries. LBCC’s …

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Visionary investments drive POLB’s success

For the first time in its 108-year history, the Port of Long Beach in 2018 surpassed 8 million twenty-foot equivalent units, as cargo grew more than 7 percent to set a record for a second consecutive year, Executive Director Mario Cordero announced Wednesday at the annual State of the Port …

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