Port of LA Container Volumes Up 10 Percent

By George Backwell
Friday, May 16, 2014
Image courtesy of Port of LA

The Port of Los Angeles has released its April 2014 containerized cargo volumes. In April 2014, overall volumes increased 10.26 percent compared to April 2013. Total cargo for April was 706,036  Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), the Port’s busiest month since September 2013.

Container imports rose 11.43 percent, from 486,910 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in April 2013 to 537,071 TEUs in April 2014. Exports rose 8 percent, from 160,129 TEUs in April 2013 to 172,945 TEUs in April 2014.
 
Combined, total loaded imports and exports increased 10.30 percent, from 486,910 TEUs in April 2013 to 537,071 TEUs in April 2014. Factoring in empties, which increased 10.13 percent year over year, overall April 2014 volumes (706,036 TEUs) rose 10.26 percent compared to April 2013 (640,300 TEUs). For the first four months of calendar year 2014, overall volumes (2,626,647 TEUs) have increased 8.21 percent compared to the same period in 2013.
 
Current and past data container counts for the Port of Los Angeles may be found at:
http://www.portoflosangeles.org/maritime/stats.asp
 
 

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