Long Beach PortThe Port of Long Beach opened 2018 with a bang. The port had a record-breaking 2017, with cargo volumes up 11% for the year. Now, January 2018 has broken all cargo volume records, with an increase of 13% over January 2017. This is the first time in Port of Long Beach history that the port has moved more than 600,000 TEUs of containers in the month of January.