Port of Los Angeles breaks records

Bumper July for Port of Los Angeles

Bumper July for Port of Los Angeles

Loaded container imports increased 13% to 417,090, and loaded exports rose 17% to 154,925.

"The certainty that comes from this decision builds further long-term confidence in our supply chain as we continue to focus on superior infrastructure, innovative leadership and extraordinary customer service", he said.

Since Oct. 1, the Port of Manatee has moved 32,907 20-foot-equivalent (TEU) container units, surpassing the full-year record of 30,431 TEUs, which was set in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, according to the release.

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Seven months into 2017, Port container volumes are 9.5 per cent ahead of 2016, when the Port of Los Angeles handled a record-breaking 8.8m TEUs.

The record-setting container volume represents a 47% increase over the first 10 months of the preceding fiscal year. Imports jumped 16.3 percent to 378,820 TEUs - also setting an all-time record for the Port - as retailers anticipate consumer demand for goods in the coming months.

"Given the unprecedented change in the industry, we are pleased to see shippers choosing Long Beach", Harbor Commission President Lou Anne Bynum said. The port beat its previous record set in August 2015. Total volume equaled 209,883 TEUs, up from 206,600 last July, offsetting the 3.5% drop in loaded exports to 74,821.

CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea
North Korea said in turn that it would complete plans to launch missiles into the waters near Guam by mid-August . But pushing the envelope, or just threatening to do so, is what North Korea does best.

Looking to the future, Port of Oakland leaders say they foresee a five-year period of record cargo volume beginning in 2018, according to a news release.

Boxed In: Cranes and cargo containers at Port of Los Angeles. So far in 2017 through last month, the port saw an increase of 9.5 percent in cargo movement compared to the same period in 2016. The document predicts that ships will be 35% larger within 15 years.

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