• Navy Transfers Long Beach Complex Property to City0

    Officials from the Navy and the Maritime Administration, along with state and local leaders, this week celebrated the transfer of 125 acres at the former Long Beach Naval Complex in California to the city of Long Beach to develop as a port facility. The conveyance raises the total amount of land transferred to the city to more than 400 acres. The Port of Long Beach plans to use the property for staging containerized cargo. Long-term plans include developing marine container facilities, including storage yards, loading and unloading facilities, and other related services. Navy and Long Beach officials first worked out a lease agreement for the city’s Harbor Department to take control of the 500-acre complex on Terminal Island in 1998, allowing the port to break ground on a new container terminal …