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THIS MONTH:

VARIOUS DATES

Port of Long Beach's Summer Beach Party

Where: Granada Beach, Belmont Pier, etc.

Check the ongoing summer schedule for Movies on the Beach, Festivals, Parties, Competitions, and more!

Community Beach Party Schedule

 

VARIOUS DATES

LA Waterfront Events

Where: Granada Beach, Belmont Pier, etc.

Check the ongoing schedule for educational fun, family friendly festivals, movies and more!

LA Waterfront Events Schedule

 

Tuesday, August 19
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

San Pedro Bay Ports Luncheon

Where: The Reef on the Water Restaurant

For registration info

 

August 20-24
 

Tall Ships Festival LA

Download the flyer.

 

Thursday, August 21
8:30 AM

LA Board of Harbor Commissioners Meeting

Where: Port of Los Angeles Administration Building

More info

 

Thursday, August 28
5:00 - 7:30 PM

Boarding the Christopher 5:00-5:50 PM, Cruise: 5:30 -7:30 PM

Port of LA Harbor Tour

Where: Harbor Cut, Foot of Sixth Street, San Pedro

Download the flyer

More info and online registration

 




NEXT MONTH:

VARIOUS DATES

Port of Long Beach's Summer Beach Party

Where: Granada Beach, Belmont Pier, etc.

Check the ongoing summer schedule for Movies on the Beach, Festivals, Parties, Competitions, and more!

Community Beach Party Schedule

 

VARIOUS DATES

LA Waterfront Events

Where: Granada Beach, Belmont Pier, etc.

Check the ongoing schedule for educational fun, family friendly festivals, movies and more!

LA Waterfront Events Schedule

 

Thursday, September 4
6:30 - 10:30 PM

36th Annual Salute to Industry & Casino Night Gala

Where: Hotel Maya, Long Beach

Download the flyer

Register Online

 

Thursday, September 4
8:30 AM

LA Board of Harbor Commissioners Meeting

Where: Port of Los Angeles Administration Building

More info

 

Friday, September 5
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
 

Mobility 21 Summit

Where: Disneyland Hotel

Download the flyer

Register Online

 

Wednesday, September 17
 

PortTech Expo

Global Technology Solutions for Ports and Beyond

Download the Information Packet

Learn more Online

 

Thursday, September 18
8:30 AM

LA Board of Harbor Commissioners Meeting

Where: Port of Los Angeles Administration Building

More info

 

September 21-23
 

Intermodal EXPO

Presented by Intermodal Association of North America

Download the Information Packet

Learn more Online

 

Tuesday, September 30
5:00 PM
 

2014 Maritime Industry Salute Dinner

Honoring William Collier, Jr. of Counsel Keesal Young & Logan

Where: Aboard RMS Queen Mary

Download the Resistration form

 




SAVE THE DATE:

Wednesday, October 1
5:00 - 8:00 PM

Meet & Greet Reception for New Port Executive Directors
Gene Seroka, Port of LA
Jon Slangerup, Port of LB

Where: Topaz San Pedro Waterfront

More info

Download the Registration form

 

Thursday, December 4

The Future of Marine Fuels Conference

Where: Doubletree by Hilton-Port of Los Angeles

More info

 

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NEWS

Former FedEx Canada President to Head Port Jon Slangerup to be appointed Chief Executive
June 26, 2014

Gene Seroka Confirmed by LA City Council as Executive Director of Port of Los Angeles
June 11, 2014

SB I-710 Set to Close for 30 Months As of May 10, 2014
May 13, 2014

Los Angeles Harbor Commission Certifies Final Environmental Impact Report for Proposed Railyard
March 7, 2013

Dan Walters: California Legislature saturated with deals
Sacramento Bee 8/29/12

CEQA Modernization – The End or Just the Beginning?
Fox & Hounds 8/28/12

Navigating Stormy Seas
Hong Kong Trader 5/2/12
The shipping industry is facing a foul-weather year in 2012, continuing the lacklustre performance of 2011. Drewry Maritime Research, the London-based shipping consultant, believes that the worldwide shipping industry may have lost up to US$5.2 billion last year.  read more..

Viewpoints: Incentives sharpen state's competitive edge
Sacramento Bee 5/8/12

L.A.'s political football
Los Angeles Times 5/7/12

First truck replaced under Boston's Clean-Truck program
Port Technology International 4/13/12

Container Traffic at US Ports Suggests Manufacturing Rebound
IndustryWeek 4/13/12

Inbound container volumes rise at Long Beach (reg req'd)
portworld 4/13/12

Long Beach Port Sees Stronger Activity
Los Angeles Business Journal 4/13/12

More on our Industry News Page..

Industry Education

State of the Port of Long Beach

From January 23, 2014

Pulse of the Ports

From April 2, 2014

Global Logistics Specialist

The Center for International Trade and Transportation at California State University, Long Beach announces the Global Logistics Specialist Professional Designation Program. This program was developed by industry professionals for the industry.

See their web page for current class schedules.

For more information email citt@ccpe.csulb.edu, call (562) 985-2872 or visit our web site.


See What You Missed!

FuturePort's August Membership Meeting
Speaker: Cynthia Martin,
Chief, Transportation & Toxics Division, CEPA Air Resources Board
See presentation here and CA Sustainable Freight Initiative Milestones PDF here.

FuturePorts' Annual Conference 2014
STRONG PORTS = STRONG CALIFORNIA
See the full agenda, presentations and   videos!

BNSF Connects
Support Good Jobs, Less Traffic and Better Air Quality
Introducing www.BNSFConnects.com 

Join BNSF Connects to voice your support and learn how BNSF will create good jobs, less traffic and better air quality with Southern California International Gateway. There are 3 ways you can help:

  1. Visit our new project website register your support: www.BNSFConnects.com
  2. Watch our YouTube video on how SCIG will shorten truck trips on the 710 Freeway
  3. Stay connected with us on Facebook and Twitter and weigh in on conversations about good jobs, less traffic and better air quality

FuturePorts is the organization bringing together business, community and government leaders to work toward an integrated approach to resolving port, industry and community concerns.

As the two largest ports in the nation, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach generate $200 billion annually in throughput, and handle 43% of all waterborne U.S. trade and 60% of all imports from Asia.  Hundreds of thousands of jobs have already been created in Southern California by ever-increasing port activity. With trade volume projected to triple over the next 20 years, Southern California has an unprecedented opportunity to solidify its position as the nation's pre-eminent trade center. However, a number of challenges threaten the ports' and industries' ability to sustain their role as critical economic engines in California and the nation.  

  • Congestion in the region continues to increase, and the construction of necessary improvements to alleviate bottlenecks is hindered by funding shortfalls and delays in the decision-making process.
  • Air quality and other environmental challenges are jeopardizing the timely completion of much-needed infrastructure improvements.  
  • Area residents are increasingly concerned about the impact of port activity on their communities, and struggle to understand the beneficial and necessary role our ports play in the local econom

The time is now for a dynamic and visionary organization to secure a vibrant economic and environmental future for the ports, their businesses and their surrounding communities. Currently, there is no single advocacy organization focused on solving goods movement problems using a multi-stakeholder and regional perspective on the ports and shipping supply chain.  FuturePorts will identify growth and environmental challenges and advocate strongly for solutions through its Strategic Action Plan.

Download the FuturePorts brochure.. (.pdf)

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BRONZE MEMBERS:

Balfour Beatty Rail, Inc.  ::  Barnhart Crane & Rigging  ::  Burns & McDonnell  :: The Dutra Group 
  Marine Exchange of Southern California :: Nautilus International Holding Corporation Phillips :: 66
Plains All American Pipeline, LP :: Skanska USA Civil  ::  Southern California Gas Co. :: Tait & Associates, Inc.    Vanir Construction Management  ::  Windes & McClaughry

 
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