The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) has marked the busiest January in its history of 115 years with the procession of 865,595 TEU; therefore making a history.
This performance indicates to a growth of 3.6% annually, according to the data shared by the Port of Los Angeles.
Loaded imports, for the moment, went to 427,208 TEU, indicating a slight deterioration of 2.4% compared to January 2021, and loaded exports clocked a 16% decrease year-on-year, with 100,185 TEU.
The exportation have now gone down in 35 of the last 39 months in Los Angeles, according to the port’s statement.
Empty containers boosted to 338,202 TEU, indicating a rise of 21.4% in comparison to last year’s figures, largely steered by the continued robust demand in Asia.
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Gene Seroka, Port of Los Angeles executive director, stated, “Our record-breaking January reflects the great efforts of our longshore workers, truckers and terminal operators as we continue to focus on additional operational efficiencies in the months ahead.”