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Port of Los Angeles Sees Volumes Decrease 5.4% in January

The Port of Los Angeles moved 806,144 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January, a 5.4% decrease compared to last year. “We anticipated that tariffs would continue to impact cargo volumes as we moved into 2020, and our January volumes reflect that ongoing trend,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “The coronavirus, which prompted China’s Central Government to extend the Lunar New Year holiday, adds a new layer ... [+]

Despite Trade Wars, 2019 Cargo Volumes at Port of Los Angeles at Near-Record Levels

The Port of Los Angeles moved near record cargo in 2019 with a total of 9,337,632 TEUs, just short of the second-best year in its 113-year history. The milestone was announced by Port Executive Director Gene Seroka at the annual State of the Port event hosted by the Pacific Merchant ... [+]

Another Record Breaker at POLA

For the fifth consecutive month, the Port of Los Angeles has set a new single-month cargo record. In August, the Port moved 861,081 TEUs, the busiest August in the Port’s 112-year history and a 4.2% increase over the same period last year. Eight months into 2019 overall volumes have increased 5.7% ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles Protects Clean Air while moving record cargo

The Port of Los Angeles continues to make progress cutting emissions from ships, trains, trucks, harbor craft and cargo handling equipment since 2005, according to its 2018 Inventory of Air Emissions Report. Additionally, the report shows the Port is meeting and exceeding all 2023 targets for reducing primary pollutants while ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles March Volumes Increase 12.7%

The Port of Los Angeles handled 650,977 TEUs in March, an increase of 12.7% compared to 2018. For the first quarter of 2019, container volumes grew 4.6%. "Despite global trade uncertainties, we experienced strong first quarter growth,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka. “I commend our supply chain ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles sees third busiest February

The Port of Los Angeles moved 705,306 TEUs in February. While it was the third busiest February at the port, it represents a 2.7% decrease compared to last year’s record-setting February. The timing of the Lunar New Year, when production in some Asian countries slows, resulted in some cargo being shipped ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles processed more than 705,000 TEUs in February

The Port of Los Angeles moved 705,306 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in February. While it was the third busiest February at the Port, it represents a 2.7 percent decrease compared to last year’s record-setting February. The timing of the Lunar New Year, when production in some Asian countries slows, resulted in ... [+]

For 3rd Consecutive year, Port of Los Angeles Break All-Time Cargo Record

The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2018 than any time in its 111-year history, racking up 9,458,749 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), 1.2 percent more than 2017’s record-breaking year. It is the third consecutive year of record volumes for the nation’s #1 gateway for containerized trade and the ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles advances $34 million on-dock rail yard expansion

The Port of Los Angeles is moving forward with a major rail project that will optimize on-dock rail operations and improve the flow of cargo throughout the nation’s busiest harbor complex. The Terminal Island Railyard Enhancement Project will reduce truck trips, tailpipe emissions and congestion on local streets and freeways, ... [+]

Port of LA surpasses 9.1 million TEU mark for 2nd straight FY

The Port of Los Angeles processed 723,141 TEUs in June, nearly on par – a dip of 1.1% – with last June. It is the second fiscal year period the port has surpassed the 9.1 million TEU mark, marking 24 months of record-breaking cargo movement. “We closed our fiscal year on ... [+]

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