The Port of Los Angeles processed 876,430 TEUs in June, a 27% increase compared to last year. It was the Port’s busiest June ever and closed the fiscal year at 10,879,383 TEUs, a new milestone for any Western Hemisphere port.
The approval comes on the heels of record cargo volumes during FY 2020/21, which Port officials credit to a rapid recovery in global trade and pent-up, pandemic-induced consumer demand for goods.
May 1, 2021, marked another milestone for the Port of New York and New Jersey as the seaport welcomed the MSC Virgo to Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT).
The Port of Los Angeles processed 799,315 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in February, a 47% jump compared to February 2020.
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History was made this week when the Port of Los Angeles, MSC, APM Terminals Los Angeles and ILWU Locals 13, 63 and 94 successfully moved 18,465 containers from the MSC Isabella during a single ship call at APM Terminals’ Pier 400.
Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka underscores that while Port operations are smooth, cargo volume has declined in 30.9% in March and 18.5% during the first quarter of the year.
Building on more than 60 years of collaboration, the Port of Los Angeles and Port Authority of Nagoya, Japan have signed a MoU to further cooperate and exchange information on projects focused on operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.