America's Port®


The Port of Los Angeles is America's Port®, North America's premier gateway for international commerce. Located in San Pedro Bay, 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, the Port encompasses 7,500 acres of land with 43 miles of waterfront, 25 passenger and cargo terminals. With a main channel depth of 53 feet, the Port routinely welcomes the largest container ships in the transpacific trade. As North America's leading port by cargo value and container volume, LA's thriving seaport manages record-setting cargo volumes, moving billions of dollars of cargo annually. The Port is committed to maintaining industry-leading facilities and infrastructure for its stakeholders while also continuously testing the latest technology available in the areas of low- and zero-emission equipment and supply chain information flow. Through a 10-year, $2.6 billion infrastructure investment program, efficiency and productivity will continue to increase. Port operations and commerce facilitate more than 133,000 jobs in Los Angeles and approximately 479,000 jobs in the five-county Southern California region. The San Pedro Bay Ports support nearly 1 million California jobs and nearly 3 million jobs nationwide.

Cargo Marketing Contacts

Eric Caris -  Director of Marketing - [email protected]
Masa Morimoto - Assistant Director of Marketing Foreign Trade Zone - [email protected]
Chris Chase - Marketing Manager Cruise - [email protected]
Marcel VanDijk - Marketing Manager Breakbulk, Liquid Bulk and Agricultural Products - [email protected]
Port of Los Angeles - Cargo Marketing Division - (310) 732-3840



Did you know that one in nine jobs in the greater Los Angeles region are connected to the San Pedro Bay Port Complex? #1in9 is a new video series by the Port of Los Angeles, spotlighting some of its stakeholders, ranging from community members to major corporations. From glass artists to tugboat operators, the series highlights the different careers and industries supported by trade through the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding five-county region.

Maritime Minute


"Maritime Minute" is a video series for web and social media that features 60-second historical vignettes about the Port of Los Angeles, hosted and narrated by Marifrances Trivelli, Director of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum. Each Maritime Minute episode features old, rarely seen photos from both the Port’s and Museum’s collections and uncovers little-known facts about the Port of Los Angeles, from its role during World War II to big businesses that started in L.A. Harbor -- all in just one minute. Click to subscribe to our YouTube Channel!