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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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Diane Middleton Approved to Board of Harbor Commissioners

March 6, 2019 - The Los Angeles City Council has approved Mayor Eric Garcetti’s appointment of Diane Middleton to the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners. 
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Port Now Accepting Applications for Community Investment Grants

March 1, 2019 - The Port of Los Angeles will be awarding up to $1 million in non-taxpayer funded community grants to support events and initiatives benefiting Los Angeles Harbor communities and the LA Waterfront.
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CNBC Reports on Cargo Volumes, Trade at Port of Los Angeles

March 14, 2019 - 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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Port of Los Angeles Processes More Than 705,000 TEUs in February

March 14, 2019 - The Port of Los Angeles moved 705,306 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in February. While it was the third busiest February at the Port, it represents a 2.7 percent decrease compared to last year’s record-setting February.​
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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 2000-2017
Moved
Moved

9.3

million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2017
Cargo Value
Facilitated a cargo value of

$284

billion (USD) in 2017
Handled
Handled

18%

of the nation's containerized cargo in 2017
Connected
Connected to

1 in 9

regional jobs in 2017

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