Port of Long Beach receives US$8 million in funding to ease ship passage

The US Army Corps of Engineers will receive US$8 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to make navigational efficiency improvements to the Port of Long Beach. The investment is anticipated should allow visiting ships to transit the harbor faster, reducing transportation costs and cutting pollution.

The executive director of the Port of Long Beach, Mario Cordero stated that as POLB is the second-busiest port of the US, improving the ability of ships to navigate channels here will have economic benefits for the entire country. The investments will also have big benefits to the port’s operations, reduce emissions and move goods faster to businesses across America, according to Long Beach Harbor Commission President, Steven Neal.

Source: container-news.com

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