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Welcome to the Port of Los Angeles: America's Port®

The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier gateway for international commerce. Located in San Pedro Bay, 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, this thriving seaport is recognized for record-setting cargo operations, environmental stewardship, community partnership, progressive security measures, historical landmarks, and the LA Waterfront.

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July TEU

Port Breaks July Record with 912,154 TEUs

For the fourth consecutive month, the Port of Los Angeles has set a new single-month cargo record.In July, the Port moved 912,154 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), the busiest July in the Port’s 112-year history.
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Community Engagement Session on Wilmington Waterfront Development Project

The Port of Los Angeles held a meeting in Wilmington to provide an overview and status update on the Wilmington Waterfront Development Project.
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Community Grant

Port Awards $1 Million in Grants to 30 Local Organizations

The non-taxpayer-funded program allocates grants annually to support community projects focused on local workforce development, education, the environment and on promoting the LA Waterfront.
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LA Fleet Week 2019

Get Ready for LA Fleet Week® 2019

Join the Port of Los Angeles for LA Fleet Week, a free, public event on the LA Waterfront over the Labor Day Weekend, Friday, Aug. 30 through Monday, Sept. 2, featuring public ship tours, military equipment and demonstrations, live entertainment, concerts, food trucks, and more.
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We are L.A.’s gateway to the world. For nearly two decades, the Port of Los Angeles has moved more cargo than any other port in the nation, more than doubling volumes during this time. We are a major economic driver for the local, regional and national economy.

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Our commitment goes beyond just cargo. We are dedicated to educating our community about Port operations and the positive impact of international trade. We also serve as a connector to the LA Waterfront, creating opportunities for everyone to have access and enjoyment.

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We are setting the standard for responsible, sustainable growth. Facilitating global change while protecting the environment is a delicate balance at the nation’s busiest seaport. Achieving this balance requires vision, collaboration and commitment.

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container port in North America 2000-2018


million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2018
Cargo Value
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of the nation's containerized cargo in 2018
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regional jobs in 2018

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