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.
Press Release; July 16th, 2014