The Port of Los Angeles records the best month of the year Ship’s crew

The Port of Los Angeles moved 833,035 TEUs in June, the best performance since last July and just 5% below last year’s monthly record.

“Cargo volumes are up a remarkable 70% since February, with four consecutive months of gains,” Port of Los Angeles executive director Gene Seroka said during a media briefing on Wednesday. “Although we are likely to see some easing in freight traffic in July, I am optimistic that the second half of 2023 will show improved performance compared to the first six months.”

Loaded imports reached 435,307 TEU in June, down 2% year-on-year. Exports loaded amounted to 108,050 TEU, a 15% increase compared to the previous year. Empty containers landed at 289,679 TEU, down 14% year-on-year.

In the first six months of 2023, the port handled 4,137,379 TEU, a 24% decrease compared to the same period in 2022.

The Port of Los Angeles held a media briefing with Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie Su to review the recent tentative agreement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association, as well as the U.S. Department of Labor’s initiatives to create jobs and strengthen the workforce Discuss rights American workers.

You can watch it below (interview starts at 7:50am):


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