A Non-Stop Operation

The Port of Los Angeles is an ecosystem of non-stop maritime, trade, and tourism activity that connects a vast community of people who work here at America's Port®.

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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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2019 State of the Port

2019 State of the Port of Los Angeles

Executive Director Gene Seroka delivers the 2019 “State of the Port Los Angeles” address, dedicated to the memory of Harbor Commission Vice President David Arian, who passed away on January 2.
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 A Non-Stop Operation

The Port of Los Angeles: A Non-Stop Operation

The Port of Los Angeles is an ecosystem of non-stop maritime, trade and tourism activity that connects a vast community of people who work here. This video is a small sampling of the people, places and activities that fuel America's Port®.
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Cabrillo Way Marina Wins 2018 Boaters' Choice Award

Cabrillo Way Marina in the outer harbor at the Port of Los Angeles has received a 2018 Boaters’ Choice Award by marinas.com. The marina is owned by the Port of Los Angeles and operated by Westrec Marinas.
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Port of Los Angeles Starts 2019 with Busiest January Ever

The Port of Los Angeles processed 852,449 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January, the busiest January in the Port’s 112-year history.
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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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