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Port of Long Beach saw slight decrease in air emissions for...

The Port of Long Beach for the first time last year reached all of its 2023 emission-reduction goals outlined in the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan, despite moving record cargo volumes.

New Queen Mary report says urgent repairs needed to keep ship...

The report from Elliott Bay Design Group was part of a trove of bankruptcy court documents released last week that paint a dire situation for the Queen Mary's condition, the operator's financial struggles and the city's obligations.

Bankrupt Queen Mary operator left more than $20 million in urgently...

Of the repairs that were done by Urban Commons, some appear to have been "performed incorrectly or not pursuant to applicable standards, and will likely need to be fixed or re-done in the near term."

Feds consider Long Beach Convention Center for emergency migrant shelter

Convention centers in San Diego and Dallas have already been converted to shelters to help house the thousands of migrants packing facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent weeks.

With Queen Mary lease set for auction, the fate of a...

The ship could see yet another new caretaker when the Queen Mary's lease goes up for auction next month after its current operator, Eagle Hospitality Trust, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January.

Queen Mary operator to auction lease for ship after filing for...

Long Beach owns the Queen Mary but has leased the ship to various operators, some of whom have met similar financial struggles.

Queen Mary’s future in limbo as operator’s bankruptcy hearings are underway

For decades, the city has leased the ship to various operators who are charged with maintenance, and many of those operators have met similar financial struggles.

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