New Long Beach Harbor Commission President Outlines Priorities

New Long Beach Harbor Commission President Outlines Priorities

Sharon L. Weissman, the new president of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, on Aug. 11 announced her priorities for the coming year at the Port of Long Beach, including focusing on various environmental, community and workforce matters. Weissman, who succeeded Commissioner Steven Neal with a one-year term as president, said priorities include leaning into the port’s mission to have all zero-emissions cargo-handling equipment by 2030 and zero-emissions drayage trucks by 2035, improving working conditions for truckers who work in San Pedro Bay and bolstering the commission’s support for the port’s community grants and sponsorship programs, including education outreach…
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Green Corridor Feasibility Being Explored by Ports, Cruise Lines

Green Corridor Feasibility Being Explored by Ports, Cruise Lines

The feasibility of a cruise-driven ‘green corridor’ – a water route aimed at zero greenhouse gas emissions – is being explored by leaders at the Port of Seattle, the city and borough of Juneau, Alaska, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and the cruise industry, various parties said Tuesday, May 17. Port and civic officials and cruise lines such as Carnival Corp., Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Royal Caribbean Group and Cruise Lines International Association said they are committed to exploring a potential green corridor that could speed up the launch of GHG emissions-free vessels operating between Alaska, Washington and British Columbia. “Cruise…
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