TelestackTMS Awards 2021Port of StocktonThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology Cleveland Cascades LtdBühler GmbH
  • Coaltrans Asia 2021
  • Telestack
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Port of Stockton
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • TOC Events

October cargo strong in Long Beach

(Posted on 15/11/18)

For the second consecutive year, the Port of Long Beach has broken its October record for cargo, as volumes rose 5.4 percent compared to the same month in 2017. October 2018 was also the third-busiest month in the Port’s 107-year history.

Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero said the results illustrate the evolving effects of the U.S.-China trade war.
 
“Our higher import volumes suggest some retailers expect U.S. consumers will be big spenders this holiday season,” said Cordero. “Other importers are rushing shipments to beat escalating tariffs. At the same time, the trade war has clearly slowed American exports to China.”

Through October, the Port of Long Beach has moved 6,727,542 TEUs, which is 7.9 percent higher than the matching period during 2017, when the Port broke its annual mark for cargo volume.

“We are on track to once again break our full-year record,” said Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners President Tracy Egoscue. “That’s a good thing for the 1.4 million jobs the Port of Long Beach supports across the United States. The Harbor Commission would like to thank the terminal operators, longshore workers and truckers who are such an important part of our success this year.”

The Port of Long Beach is one of the world’s premier seaports, a gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship. With 175 shipping lines connecting Long Beach to 217 seaports, the Port handles $194 billion in trade annually, supporting hundreds of thousands of Southern California jobs.

Latest News

Major agricultural maritime export facility for Milwaukee

(Posted on 16/10/21)

Port Milwaukee and The DeLong Company, Inc. celebrated the groundbreaking on a nearly $35-million agricultural... Read more


Gdynia traffic grows as CEF funding increases

(Posted on 16/10/21)

The Port of Gdynia has ended the first nine months of 2021 with an increase of 12.7% in total cargo... Read more


AD Ports announces strong revenue growth

(Posted on 16/10/21)

AD Ports Group has announced its financial results for the first half of the year ended 30 June 2021... Read more


PD Ports secures Diffusion Alloys lease for centre for excellence

(Posted on 16/10/21)

PD Ports is delighted to have granted a new long-term lease to Diffusion Alloys at Teesport Commerce... Read more


HPC survey for inland waterways in Europe

(Posted on 13/10/21)

HPC Hamburg Port Consulting, the leading logistics consultancy for ports, maritime and inland terminals... Read more


Abu Dhabi partnership to empower Emirati women

(Posted on 11/10/21)

AD Ports Group, a leading facilitator of trade and logistics, has signed a new partnership agreement... Read more


New storage warehouse an asset for EBS and Rotterdam

(Posted on 04/10/21)

The enormous grey and white building at the Europoort terminal in the Rotterdam Beneluxhaven is the... Read more


Grain volumes lift Vancouver to mid-year record

(Posted on 29/09/21)

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the 2021 mid-year statistics for goods moving through... Read more


AD Ports collaboration to oversee Iraqi ports

(Posted on 21/09/21)

AD Ports Group, the leading global driver of trade and logistics, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding... Read more


PD Ports collaborates with Rotterdam to complete PCS roll-out

(Posted on 21/09/21)

PD Ports, the Statutory Harbour Authority for the River Tees, has successfully rolled out a Port Community... Read more


Coaltrans Asia 2021TBA GroupSailors SocietyViganPort of South LouisianaCimbria
  • Sailors Society
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • Vigan

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping