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Office: (562) 283-7702
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Office: (562) 283-7715
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Office: (562) 283-7714
Mobile: (562) 305-5439
In Recent News...
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on July 28 re-elected Doug Drummond as President of the Board for the next 12 months. Drummond, who has served on the Commission since July 2011, has been President since December 2013.
Cargo container volume rose 8 percent in June at the Port of Long Beach, compared to the same month last year. With more than 610,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) moved, last month was the busiest June since 2007, which was the busiest year for container cargo at Long Beach.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, July 14, approved an $858 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the upcoming fiscal year, with two-thirds of the spending set aside for a robust building and modernization program.