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News ImageMajor Shipping Line Invests in Port of Long Beach
December 12, 2012: CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping line, has purchased a stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J, a move that will bring an additional 2.6 million container units to the Port and increase Port revenues by about $70 million over the next five years.
(posted: 12/12/2012)
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News ImageBeing Big Ship Ready
October 31, 2012: To understand what it means for the Port to be “big ship” ready, consider that a deep channel is only the beginning. How about having bollards strong enough to secure a 150,000-ton ship, cranes tall and long enough to reach the containers, and operational support to handle nearly double the capacity of your typical container ship? Port of Long Beach Chief Harbor Engineer Al Moro explains.
(posted: 10/31/2012)
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News ImagePort Welcomes Largest Container Ship
March 16, 2012: The Port of Long Beach on March 16, 2012, welcomed the largest container ship ever to call to North America, the MSC Fabiola. The vessel, measuring 1,200 feet in length and capable of carrying more than 12,000 container units, docked at Pier T on Terminal Island.
(posted: 3/16/2012)
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