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Governor of California to invest USD 2.3bn in state ports

The boost of USD 2.3bn aims to improve infrastructure and increase capacity in order to move cargo out of overloaded ports in California. Expected fee on containers postponed once again.

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In the state budget for 2022/2023, the governor of California plans to invest USD 2.3bn in ports that have for a long time been strained by bottlenecks, queued up container ships and issues with moving cargo further into the US.

The investment seeks to better port infrastructure and increase capacity in order to unload container ships out of the overstretched ports at Long Beach and Los Angeles via road or railway.

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