Featured Videos

About the Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles is America’s Port®, the nation’s #1 container port and global model for sustainability, security, and social responsibility. Located in San Pedro Bay, 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, the Port encompasses 7,500 acres of land and water along 43 miles of waterfront. The Port is the nation’s premier gateway for international commerce and has ranked as the number one container port in the United States each year since 2000. These featured videos give an overview and introduction to the busiest seaport in the Western Hemisphere.

America's Port

America's Port® 2020

Join Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka on a tour of America's Port, North America's premier gateway for international trade.

The LA Waterfront

Since 2005, the Port of Los Angeles has invested more than $600 million in public access enhancement and waterfront development projects, with plans to invest another $400 million through 2025.

Port Optimizer™

Port Optimizer is cloud-based software that enhances supply chain performance and predictability by delivering real time data-driven insights through a single portal to stakeholders across the supply chain.
Speakers Bureau

Stay Connected, Virtually

As we navigate through these challenging times, the Port of Los Angeles Speakers Bureau discussion topics are now available on the Port's website and YouTube Channel. Speakers Bureau Video Library presentations offer an opportunity to stay informed and connected with the Port of Los Angeles, the nation’s leading container port and premier gateway for international trade. Your daily life is directly affected by what happens at the Port – from the clothes you wear, to the food you eat, to the well-being of the region in which you live. The videos below are of some of the most popular and requested topics of discussions. More topics will be added as presentations become available.  

Anna Burton

Anna Burton, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

In this Speaker Bureau presentation, Anna Burton provides useful information and tips to help you prepare for an emergency at work and/or home. 
Tim DeMoss

Tim DeMoss, Environmental Affairs Officer

In this Speakers Bureau presentation, Tim DeMoss discusses air quality and the Port of Los Angeles Clean Truck Program. 
Michael Keenan

Michael Keenan, Director of Planning and Strategy

In this Speakers Bureau presentation, Michael Keenan's Port 101 provides a comprehensive overview of the Port of Los Angeles, including its history, operations, initiatives and more.
Virtual Tours

Explore Los Angeles Harbor

While our traditional harbor tours are on hold due to the pandemic, our virtual boat tours offer an opportunity to visit Los Angeles Harbor from the comfort of your own home. These virtual tours offer two routes, each jam-packed with beautiful cinematography and information about the busiest port in the Western Hemisphere. The Wilmington Harbor Tour explores the some of the Port's non-container terminals and historical icons, while the San Pedro Harbor Tour traverses down the Main Channel to explore container terminals, museums and highly anticipated West Harbor.

San Pedro Boat Tour

Los Angeles Harbor Tour from San Pedro/Terminal Island (South)

Join us for a virtual narrated tour of the southern section of the Port of Los Angeles, from the Los Angeles Main Channel to the Pier 300 Channel, to learn more about the Port's operations, environmental initiatives and more.
Wilmington Boat Tour

Los Angeles Harbor Tour from Wilmington/Terminal Island (North)

Join us for a virtual narrated tour of the northern section of the Port of Los Angeles, from the East and West Basins to the Los Angeles Main Channel, to learn about the Port's history, operations and more.
Virtual Educational Boat Tour

Virtual Educational Boat Tour

The Port of Los Angeles' popular school boat tour program has been converted into a virtual boat tour. Through this virtual tour, students, educators and parents alike can visit the various landmarks found at America's busiest port, from the comfort of home.
Career RePORT

Ask us a question

Career RePORT encourages all students and educators to submit questions you want to ask a Port employee: what kind of job they do at the Port, how they entered their career field, who their favorite superhero is, or what they made for dinner last night.

Lizeth Vazquez

Lizeth Vazquez

This Career RePORT features Lizeth Vazquez, Mechanical Engineering Associate at the Port of Los Angeles. Liz is an alumnae of the EXP (formerly International Trade Academy) Program and she ran the LA Marathon!
Marcel Van Dijk

Marcel Van Dijk 

This Career RePORT features Cargo Marketing Manager Marcel van Dijk, who explains his role at the Port of Los Angeles and why he loves his job of 19 years. Fun fact: Marcel has not one...not two...but THREE dogs!
Chelsea Boyd

Chelsea Boyd

Chelsea Boyd shares how her role as Public Relations Specialist at the Port s a "catch all" for different responsibilities, what her journalism and theater arts degrees have taught her and the power of saying yes to opportunities.
Tim DeMoss

Tim DeMoss

Tim DeMoss, Environmental Affairs Officer discusses how his work affects the Port community, why he has been with the City of Los Angeles for 29 years and how the number 42 is a sign of good luck.
Anna Burton

Anna Burton

Anna Burton, Emergency Management Coordinator, shares what she learned from China and Japan's emergency planning, how every disaster brings new opportunities and the hobby she enjoys with her grandchildren.
Mike Keenan

Mike Keenan

Mike Keenan, Director of Planning and Strategy, gives insight on the research he performs, his advice for college students looking to work at the Port of Los Angeles and who his favorite superhero is at the moment.