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The nation’s #1 container port and global model for sustainability, security, and social responsibility.

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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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Gene Seroka Discusses $41 Million CARB Grant

On KPCC’s “Take 2” radio program, Port of Los Angeles' Executive Director explains how the Port, Toyota, Shell and Kenworth plan to use a $41 million grant to reduce air emissions with zero-emission and near zero-emission equipment.
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Port of Los Angeles Becomes First U.S. Member of IPCSA

The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) has announced a further significant expansion of its global membership, welcoming the association’s first member from the United States – the Port of Los Angeles. 
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Harbor Boulevard & Park Plaza Improvements Named ‘Project of the Year’

The Port of Los Angeles’s Harbor Boulevard and Plaza Park improvement project has been selected by the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB) of the American Society of Civil Engineers as Outstanding Roadway and Highway Project of the Year 2018.
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Port Sets All-Time Record with 952,554 TEUs in October

The Port of Los Angeles processed 952,554 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in October 2018, a 27.2 percent increase compared to October 2017. It was the most cargo handled in a single month in the Port’s 111-year history, eclipsing the November 2017 record of 924,225 TEUs.
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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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