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Plants and animals are thriving in the San Pedro Bay harbors, despite sharing space with the largest port complex in the nation. A 2018 biological survey released in April identified more than 1,000 species living in the harbors around the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, the highest recorded biodiversity in over two decades.
Capital improvement projects are never-ending at the Port of Long Beach. Projects take years, sometimes decades, from concept to completion, can cost upward of a billion dollars and bring increased operational capacity and efficiency.
Long Beach’s more than 11% unemployment remains well above the regional and national rates as the city and state reopen, local economists said during a virtual forum Thursday.
Many businesses furloughed or laid off most or all of their staff when they were forced to shutter indefinitely due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Now, Long Beach business owners are struggling to find workers—a nationwide issue.
The Long Beach-based rocket manufacturing and launch company announced it's designing two Photon spacecraft for a scientific mission to Mars.
Total Terminals International, operator of the 385-acre Pier T, met with leaders of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union on May 17 to announce its intentions to automate the Long Beach operation. Represented were ILWU Local 13, 63 and 94.
Long Beach-based Relativity Space unveiled plans Tuesday for the Terran R, the world’s first fully reusable, entirely 3-D printed rocket.
For the first time in its 110-year history, the Port of Long Beach moved more than 900,000 cargo containers in a single month.
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of manufacturing plants in China slowed goods movement through San Pedro Bay for much of the first half of 2020, throwing a shroud of uncertainty over the trade sector. But the subsequent resumption of manufacturing and an explosion of e-commerce across the U.S. resulted in 10 straight months of record-breaking cargo movement at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.
In a June 17 forum hosted by the Long Beach Economic Partnership, Accelerate Long Beach will examine the booming sector and why space companies continue moving into the city.