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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 of Los Angeles Moves 806,144 TEUs in January

The Port of Los Angeles moved 806,144 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January, a 5.4% decrease compared to last year.
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Street Naming Ceremony: Dave Arian Way

Street Naming Ceremony: Dave Arian Way

The Port of Los Angeles has officially renamed a portion of Miner Street in San Pedro to "Dave Arian Way,” honoring the former Los Angeles Harbor Commission vice president and labor icon, who passed away in 2019. 
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Janna Sidley Reappointed to State's 'Little Hoover' Commission

The Port of Los Angeles General Counsel Janna Sidley has been reappointed by California Governor Gavin Newsom to the “Little Hoover” Commission, an independent state oversight panel on which she has served since 2016.
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Avin Sharma

Governor Newsom Appoints Port Director to CA Workforce Development Board

Avin Sharma, Port of Los Angeles Director of Labor Relations & Workforce Development, has been appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to the California Workforce Development Board. The Board assists the governor in setting and guiding policy in the area of workforce development.
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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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