February 4, 2022 — Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero will declare 2022 as the “Year of Transformation” during his fifth State of the Port address on Wednesday, Feb. 9, with a forecast of cargo trends, infrastructure projects and additional plans in the year ahead.

The annual State of the Port will also take a look back at the challenges and accomplishments of a record-setting 2021, with comments delivered by Cordero, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, and Long Beach Harbor Commission President Steven Neal.

The virtual program will be available starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at www.polb.com/stateoftheport.

The program will also air concurrently on LBTV – Spectrum cable Channel 3, Frontier cable Channel 21 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99.

Rather than holding an in-person event, the State of the Port will be available online for a second consecutive year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.