The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a leader in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the port handles trade valued at $170 billion annually. Supporting 2.6 million jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 in Southern California, the Port of Long Beach is one of the few U.S. ports that can welcome today’s largest vessels, serving 175 shipping lines with connections to 217 seaports around the world.
Enjoy this special, 60-minute narrated boat tour. Once aboard, see up-close the operations at this bustling port, with towering cranes, the most advanced and green terminal in the world, new infrastructure projects such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement, and possibly even catch a glimpse of local marine life.
Attendees will meet CALED staff at 10:15am in the Hyatt lobby and walk to the Charter Boat docking area.
Host & Guide:
- Joel Perler, Marketing Manager for Economic Development, Port of Long Beach