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Facts and Figures

Megaship at dockFounded in 1907 with the formation of the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners, the Port of Los Angeles is America’s Port®, the nation’s #1 container port and global model for sustainability, security, and social responsibility.

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Facilities

Acreage:

7500 acres (4300 land/3200 water)

Alternative Maritime Power® (AMP®):

30 berths equipped with AMP®:

• High-voltage AMP® (24)
• Low-voltage AMP® (3)
• AMP® Mobile Units (3)

Cranes:

86 ship-to-shore container cranes

Marinas:

15 (3,736 recreational vessel slips)

Terminals (27):

Automobile (1)
Breakbulk (4)
Container (8)
Dry Bulk (3)
Liquid Bulk (7)
Multi/Other (2)
Passenger (2)

Waterfront:

43 miles (water depth of -53 feet)

Cargo Statistics

Automobiles Handled:
Inbound/Outbound

199,027 (CY 2016)
164,231 (CY 2015)

Cargo Tonnage:
Million Metric Revenue Tons (MMRT)

182.8 MMRT (FY 2016)
176.8 MMRT (FY 2015)

Cargo Value: $272 billion (CY 2016)
$270 billion (CY 2015)
Container Volume:
Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs)

8.8 million TEUs (CY 2016)
8.2 million TEUs (CY 2015)

Container Volume Ranking:
Source: The JOC Top 50 World Container Ports, Journal of Commerce, CY 2015

#1 in the U.S. (since 2000)
#19 in the world
#10 in the world when combined with the neighboring Port of Long Beach (LA/LB comprise the San Pedro Bay Port Complex)

Cruise Traffic:
Calls / Passengers

118 / 601,541 (CY 2016)
123 / 592,335 (CY 2015)

Vessel Arrivals:
Ship Calls

2,050 (CY 2016)
1,951 (CY 2015)

Trade Statistics

Top Containerized Imports:
Top five, in TEUs, CY 2016

Furniture - 491,186
Auto parts - 381,110
Apparel - 283,124
Electronics - 218,938
Plastics - 184,836

Top Containerized Exports:
Top five, in TEUs, CY 2016

Paper/wastepaper - 278,351
Pet/animal feed - 209,983
Scrap metal - 100,141
Fabrics - 86,084
Soybeans - 51,160

Top Trading Partners:
Top five, in cargo value, CY 2016

China/Hong Kong - $137 billion
Japan - $39 billion
Vietnam - $15 billion
South Korea - $15 billion
Taiwan - $12 billion

Top Foreign Trade Routes:
Top five, percentage of total volume, CY 2016

Northeast Asia - 76%
Southeast Asia - 16%
Indian Subcontinent - 2%
Northern Europe - 2%
Mexico/Central America - 1%

Financial Statistics

Adopted Budget:

$1.2 billion (FY 2017)
$1 billion (FY 2016)

Bond Ratings:

Aa2 (Moody’s Investors Service)
AA (Standard & Poor’s)
AA (Fitch Ratings)

Capital Improvement Program:

$146 million (FY 2017)
$199 million (FY 2016)

Net Income:

$59 million (FY 2016)
$81 million (FY 2015)

Total Operating Revenue:

$453 million (FY 2016)
$446 million (FY 2015)

Economic Impacts

Employment (Direct):
Budgeted, FY 2017

999 authorized positions at the City of Los Angeles Harbor Department

Employment (Related):

Port of Los Angeles

• 144,000 jobs in Los Angeles (1 in 13)

• 517,000 jobs in the five-county Southern California region (1 in 17)

• 1.6 million jobs throughout the U.S.

San Pedro Bay Port Complex

• 186,000 jobs in Los Angeles/Long Beach (1 in 12)

• 976,000 jobs in the five-county Southern California region (1 in 9)

• 2.8 million jobs throughout the U.S.

San Pedro Bay Ports
Market Share:

Total Loaded TEUs, CY 2016

72% West Coast (41% Port of Los Angeles)
32% Nationwide (18% Port of Los Angeles)


This page last updated on March 13, 2017 2:18 PM

 
 
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