Port of Long Beach
Country: the US
Signing Date: April 24, 1997 with Qingdao Port of Shandong Port Group
The Port of Long Beach is the premier US gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the US, the port handles trade valued at $200 billion annually and supports 2.6 million jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 of them in Southern California and more than 50,000 in Long Beach itself.
The Port of Long Beach is one of the few US ports that can welcome today's largest vessels, and serves 175 shipping lines with connections to 217 seaports around the world. Goods moving through the Port of Long Beach originate in or are destined for every congressional district in the US.
In 2018, the port handled more than eight million container units, the busiest year in its history.
Led by the five-member Board of Harbor Commissioners and Executive Director Mario Cordero, the port is on track for a green future as it works to become the world's most modern, efficient and sustainable seaport. As part of an industry-leading $4 billion capital improvement program this decade, the port is building some of the most modern, efficient and sustainable marine facilities in the world to accommodate bigger and bigger ships, while generating thousands of new jobs.
The Port of Long Beach prides itself on its culture of excellent customer service and the strong relationships it maintains with industry, communities, environmental advocates and partner agencies.
Port of Long Beach [Photo provided to en.sd-port.com]
- Shandong Port Building, No. 7 Gangji Road, Shibei district, Qingdao, Shandong province, China
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