Containerized shipping is one of the cleanest, greenest and most economical forms of transportation available to Orange County manufacturers. Each year, we ship thousands of tons of cargo through the ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach, and we lose millions of dollars paying to do so.
"It's time to stop the wasteful spending on this pipedream of building an airport at El Toro and set about building something the county really needs - a port at Newport!"
"This port is necessary to our future economic well-being."
"Industrial production is expected to double by 2020 and as trade with our Pacific Rim partners continues to grow, Orange County can only fall behind the rest of the state without this port."