February 11 - Metro Ports and its parent company Nautilus International Holding are moving into new headquarters in Long Beach, California on February 16.

The new 40,000 sq ft (3,716 sq m) headquarters, which will house all of Nautilus' subsidiary companies, is located on 2.57 acres (1 ha) of land at Pacific Pointe in Douglas Park.

Nautilus will move around 65 executive and administrative personnel from the holding corporation and its subsidiaries to the new headquarters.

Contract stevedoring and marine terminal operator Metro Ports specialises in dry and wet bulk materials, breakbulk cargoes, forest products, wind turbine components and a variety of other goods.