Port of Long Beach Earns Top West Coast Seaport Honors
Fourth consecutive annual award by trade publication Asia Cargo News
The Port of Long Beach has been named the best West Coast Seaport in North America for the fourth consecutive year by the shipping trade publication Asia Cargo News.
The honor was announced during the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards held recently in Hong Kong. Asia Cargo News hosts and organizes the awards ceremony yearly to recognize the top seaports, shipping lines and other logistics industry leaders.
More than 15,000 readers of Asia Cargo News nominated leading companies for each category, then determined the winner from a list of eight finalists in each category. Find the full list of winners here.
“To be named best West Coast Seaport in North America for the fourth time is a fantastic honor,” said Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero. “I’d like to thank our waterfront workforce and industry stakeholders who work around the clock to keep cargo moving in a sustainable, green way.”
“We would like to thank Asia Cargo News and its readers for the award; it is an honor to be recognized and we’re proud to continue to keep supply chain partners satisfied while remaining committed to environmental sustainability,” said Sharon L. Weissman, President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners. “Our dedication to excellent service, strategic infrastructure investments and our zero-emissions goals allow us to keep our customers’ goods moving rapidly, efficiently and sustainably.”
The Port of Long Beach is the nation’s second-busiest seaport. With 175 shipping lines connecting Long Beach to 217 seaports, the Port handles $200 billion in trade annually, supporting more than 575,000 Southern California jobs.