Long Beach in tie-up with inland port and rail operator to move boxes faster 

The port of Long Beach is still in crisis mode: yesterday, there were 74 containerships anchored in San Pedro Bay waiting for berth space at LB or Los Angeles, down from a high of 80 last weekend.

According to the LB port authority, this pile-up translates into more than half a million containers on the water – and there close to 150,000 boxes at the port, with a similar number at neighbouring LA.

But, yesterday Long Beach announced a new initiative to…