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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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Port Hosts LA Waterfront Community Meetings on July 25 and September 12

The Port will host a two-part series of community meetings in Wilmington on July 25 and September 12 at Banning’s Landing Community Center to provide an overview and status update on the Wilmington Waterfront.  
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Port of Los Angeles Recognizes Partners for Ongoing Commitment to Air Quality

The Port has recognized 28 shipping lines for their participation in the Vessel Speed Reduction Program, an air quality/annual incentive program for vessel operators who reduce their speed as they approach or depart the Port.
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Port of Los Angeles Breaks June, Fiscal Year Records

The Port moved 764,777 TEUs in June, the busiest June in the Port’s 112-year history, marking the end of Fiscal Year 2018-19 in which the Port moved 9,688,252 TEUs, a 5.7% improvement over the previous fiscal year.
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USC 2019 Global Supply Chain Summit

Sponsored by the Port of Los Angeles, the USC 2019 Global Supply Chain Summit will connect leaders and create transformation through supply chain excellence. Use discount code PORTOFLAGUEST to get $200 off.
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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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