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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 2020 Plan

Port of Los Angeles 2020 Plan

How did we become America’s #1 port? Port of Los Angeles Deputy Executive Director of Development Tony Gioiello and Chief Harbor Engineer of Construction Shaun Shahrestani discuss the Port of Los Angeles 2020 Plan and describe how engineering and construction plans were envisioned 30 years ago, before evolving into today’s modern infrastructure.
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Despite Trade War, 2019 Port Cargo Volumes at Near-Record Levels

Despite Trade War, 2019 Port Cargo Volumes at Near-Record Levels

Just announced at State of the Port: Despite the Trade War, 2019 cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles reached near-record levels. The Port moved near-record cargo in 2019 with 9,337,632 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units, just short of the second-best year in its 113-year history​.
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First California Association of Port Authorities Meeting of 2020

First CAPA Meeting of 2020

Kicking off the first California Association of Port Authorities meeting of 2020, representatives from California’s 11 ports met in L.A. today to further the discussion about how ports add value for California and its stakeholders, who contribute to the world’s fifth largest economy.
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Community ↔ Connection: International Bird Rescue Center

Community ↔ Connection: International Bird Rescue Center

In this fourth episode of Community↔Connection, a healthy female brown pelican is released back into her natural habitat, after being cared for by the International Bird Rescue Center, a nonprofit organization in San Pedro that rehabilitates injured aquatic birds.
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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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