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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, 20 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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Port of Los Angeles Facts & Figures

Looking for at-a-glance information on the Port of Los Angeles? The 2018 Facts and Figures card provides the latest statistics available, based on Calendar Year 2018 and Fiscal Year 2017/18 data.
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Port of Los Angeles March Volumes Increase 12.7%

The Port of Los Angeles handled 650,977 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in March, an increase of 12.7 percent compared to 2018. For the first quarter of 2019, container volumes grew 4.6 percent.
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CNBC Interview of Gene Seroka

CNBC Reports on Cargo Volumes, Trade at Port of Los Angeles

CNBC’s Jane Wells interviews Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka about cargo volumes and the effect of tariffs on imports and exports.
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See Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil on the LA Waterfront

Amaluna runs April 25-May 26 in front of Battleship IOWA. Get 15% off tickets with promo code PORTOFLA. Promotional code valid on tickets for select performances.
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Business

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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Community

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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Environment

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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Ranked
Ranked

#1

container port in North America 2000-2018
Moved
Moved

9.5

million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2018
Cargo Value
Facilitated a cargo value of

$297

billion (USD) in 2018
Handled
Handled

18%

of the nation's containerized cargo in 2018
Connected
Connected to

1 in 9

regional jobs in 2018

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