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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)

Berths:

270 – including 24 berths equipped with Alternative Maritime Power® (AMP®)

Cranes:

91 ship-to-shore container cranes

Marinas:

16 (3800 recreational vessel slips)

Terminals (27):

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

Waterfront:

43 miles (water depth of -53 feet)

Cargo Statistics

Automobiles Handled:
Inbound/Outbound

164,231 (CY 2015)
117,602 (CY 2014)

Cargo Tonnage:
Million Metric Revenue Tons (MMRT)

176.7 MMRT (FY 2015)
176.4 MMRT (FY 2014)

Cargo Value: $269.7 billion (CY 2015)
$290.2 billion (CY 2014)
Container Volume:
Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs)

8.2 million TEUs (CY 2015)
8.3 million TEUs (CY 2014)

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

#1 in the U.S. (since 2000)
#19 in the world
#9 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

123 / 592,335 (CY 2015)
122 / 578,668 (CY 2014)

Vessel Arrivals:
Ship Calls

1,951 (CY 2015)
2,088 (CY 2014)

Trade Statistics

Top Containerized Imports:
Top five, in TEUs, CY 2015

Furniture - 422,411
Auto parts - 384,743
Apparel - 244,307
Electronics - 197,124
Plastics - 158,806

Top Containerized Exports:
Top five, in TEUs, CY 2015

Paper/wastepaper - 288,925
Pet/animal feed - 193,417
Scrap metal - 90,337
Fabrics - 66,615
Soybeans - 40,692

Top Trading Partners:
Top five, in cargo value, CY 2015<

China/Hong Kong - $134 billion
Japan - $40 billion
South Korea - $15 billion
Taiwan - $13 billion
Vietnam - $12 billion

Top Foreign Trade Routes:
Top five, percentage of total volume, CY 2015

Northeast Asia - 79%
Southeast Asia - 14%
Indian Subcontinent - 2%
Mexico/Central America - 1%
Northern Europe - 1%

Financial Statistics

Adopted Budget:

$1 billion (FY 2016)
$939 million (FY 2015)

Bond Ratings:

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

Capital Improvement Program:

$199 million (FY 2016)
$271 million (FY 2015)

Net Income:

$80.6 million (FY 2015)
$74.3 million (FY 2014)

Total Operating Revenue:

$446 million (FY 2015)
$426 million (FY 2014)

Economic Impacts

Employment (Direct):
Budgeted, FY 2016

998 authorized positions at the City of Los Angeles Harbor Department

Employment (Related):

Port of Los Angeles

-133,000 jobs in Los Angeles

-479,000 jobs in the five-county Southern California region

-1.5 million jobs throughout the U.S.

San Pedro Bay Port Complex

-177,000 jobs in Los Angeles/Long Beach

-954,000 jobs in the five-county Southern California region

-2.8 million jobs throughout the U.S.

Market Share:
Total Loaded TEUs, CY 2015

39.6% West Coast
17.1% Nationwide


This page last updated on April 12, 2016 8:51 AM

 
 
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