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Port of Long Beach Achieves Worldwide Green Distinction

Edward Yau, right, Greater China representative for the Port of Long Beach, receives the Best Green Seaport Award for the port from Leslie Lim of Cargonews Asia.

Edward Yau, right, Greater China representative for the Port of Long Beach, receives the Best Green Seaport Award for the port from Leslie Lim of Cargonews Asia.

The Port of Long Beach was recognized on June 17, as the “Best Green Seaport” in the world, at the 28th annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai, China.

Through its 10-year-old “Green Port Policy,” the port has reduced its impact on the community, wildlife and the environment. The Port of Long Beach has improved air and water quality with environmental initiatives such as the Clean Trucks, Green Flag Vessel Speed Reduction and Technology Advancement programs.

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