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The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has unanimously approved a groundbreaking Port of Long Beach Energy Policy to guide efforts that will secure a more sustainable and resilient supply of power as demand grows. Download information on the Energy Policy.
Overall cargo volumes rose by 12.5 percent in April 2013, continuing a trend of steadily increasing activity at Port of Long Beach docks.
A total of 519,464 TEUs (or twenty-foot equivalent container units) were moved in April. Imports increased 13.5 percent to 264,337 TEUs. Exports increased by 14.5 percent to 137,864 TEUs.
The Port of Long Beach is now providing weekly updates on construction of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project and other activities, with vital project information delivered directly to inboxes and cell phones of subscribers. These construction updates are sent every Friday to individuals who sign up through the bridge project website.