15-05-2018

Port of Los Angeles slips 1.3pc to 705,536 TEU in April

THE Port of Los Angeles posted a 1.3 per cent year-on-year decline in container volume in April to 705,536 TEU.

"We're pleased with the levels of efficiency and productivity we're witnessing at our terminals," said port executive director Gene Seroka.

"We continue to bring technology enhancements like GE Transportation's Port Optimizer to our customers so that we can continue the unparalleled service that cargo owners need and expect," he said.

April 2018 imports dropped 2.9 per cent to 361,108 TEU compared to the previous year. Exports increased 4.5 per cent to 164,703 TEU while empties slipped 2.9 per cent to 179,724 TEU.

Combined, April overall volumes were 705,536 TEU. Four months into 2018, overall volumes have decreased 4.7 per cent compared to 2017.

Source: Schednet

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