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Monday, June 24, 2019

Maritime Logistics Professional

Posted by June 12, 2019

Port of LA Breaks Box Record

Photo: Port of Los Angeles

Photo: Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles moved 828,662 TEUs in May, the busiest May in the Port’s 112-year history. The volumes reflect growth of 7.8 percent compared to last May.

For the first five months of 2019, Port volumes have increased 5.2 percent compared to the same period last year.

May 2019 imports increased 5.5 percent to 427,789 TEUs compared to last May. Exports decreased 0.8 percent to 167,357 TEUs. Empty containers increased 20 percent to 233,515 TEUs.

Previously, the strongest May volumes at the Port occurred in 2017 with 796,217 TEUs.