SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

December 30, 2015 07:30 ET

West Coast Ports Gear Up for Bigger Container Ships, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 30, 2015) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A visit by the largest container ship ever to call at a North American port puts a spotlight on efforts by West Coast ports to accommodate new megaships. Longer than the Empire State Building and able to hold nearly 18,000 cargo containers, the newly-built CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin arrived Saturday at the Port of Los Angeles as part of its maiden voyage. Industrial Info is tracking transportation projects worth a combined $855 million at the Port of Los Angeles and the nearby Port of Long Beach, with much of the investment earmarked for upgrading and improving their cargo-handling facilities.

Within this article: Details of upgrade projects at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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