Container Volumes Up at LA Port

Container Volumes Up at LA Port

The Port of Los Angeles has released its June 2014 containerized cargo volumes, stating that overall volumes increased 13.89 % compared to June 2013.

 

Total cargo for June was 736,438 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), the largest volume in monthly containers since September 2012.

Container imports rose 16.55 %, from 328,324 TEUs in June 2013 to 382,666 TEUs in June 2014.

Exports rose 8.51 %, from 148,203 TEUs in June 2013 to 160,823 TEUs in June 2014.

Combined, total loaded imports and exports increased 14.05%, from 476,528 TEUs in June 2013 to 543,489 TEUs in June 2014.

Factoring in empties, which increased 13.4 % year over year, overall June 2014 volumes (736,438 TEUs) rose 13.89 % compared to June 2013 (646,650 TEUs).

For the first six months of calendar year 2014, overall volumes (4,052,227 TEUs) have increased 9.2 % compared to the same period in 2013.

June closed out the port’s 2013-2014 fiscal year with a total increase of 5.55 % compared to the previous fiscal year.

For the first five months of calendar year 2014, overall volumes (3,315,788 TEUs) have increased 8.2 % compared to the same period in 2013.

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Press Release; July 16th, 2014

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