Toyota Logistics Services has received approval from the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners to modernise its terminal at Pier B situated at the Port of Long Beach in California, US.

As part of the upgrade, Toyota Logistics Services will build a renewable energy fuel-cell power plant and hydrogen fuelling station.

Toyota plans to begin construction of the project later this year and expects to complete the same within a period of 18 months.

The project will see the replacing of separate offices, car washing, fuelling, auto body, and other facilities with a new, single building.

A 2.3MW fuel-cell power plant and a new fuelling station to include hydrogen are also expected to be developed under the project.

Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners president Tracy Egoscue said: “Toyota is demonstrating hydrogen fuel as a viable alternative for fuelling vehicles.

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“Toyota is demonstrating hydrogen fuel as a viable alternative for fuelling vehicles.”

“The example they are setting at the Port of Long Beach should be applauded not only by the goods movement industry, but by everyone who wants a sustainable present and future for our planet.”

Toyota currently uses its terminal at the Port of Long Beach to offload new automobiles from ships, as well as to process and transport the automobiles off-site via truck and railroad.

The proposed upgrade is expected to further improve these operations of the terminal.

Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest container seaport in the US, is estimated to handle trade valued at more than $180bn a year and support 1.4 million trade-related jobs throughout the country.