Port of Long Beach named Best Green SeaportStaff Writer | June 2, 2018
The Port of Long Beach was recognized as the “Best Green Seaport” in the world at the 32nd annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards hosted in Shanghai by the Asia Cargo News shipping trade publication.
Shipping The Port of Long Beach is one of the world’s premier seaports
Adopted in 2005, Long Beach’s “Green Port Policy” has led to significant improvements in air and water quality from initiatives such as the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) and the Technology Advancement Program (TAP).
The newly updated CAAP identifies strategies to further reduce pollution from every source and accelerate progress towards a zero-emissions future.
The awards are based on an annual poll of thousands of professionals in freight transportation services.
Awards also are given in many other categories, including best shipping lines, container terminals, air cargo terminals, airports and railroad companies.
The Port of Long Beach is one of the world’s premier seaports, a gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in goods movement and environmental stewardship.
With 175 shipping lines connecting Long Beach to 217 seaports, the Port handles $180 billion in trade annually, supporting hundreds of thousands of Southern California jobs. ■