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03 July 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 23:26 GMT+2

June 10, 2022

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In May the container traffic in the port of Long Beach is decreased by -1.8%

However, it is the second largest volume ever

Last month container traffic in the port of Long Beach was equal to 891 thousand teu, volume that represents a decline by -1.8% on May 2021 but also the second best result of always having been the historical record established in May of last year. In May 2022 the Californian port of call has marked the new absolute record of empty containers moved which were equal to 336 thousand teu (+2.6%). Last month the volume of landings of full containers amounted to 437 thousand teu (-1.7%), volume lower only than that of May 2021, and that of embarkation of full containers has totaled 118 thousand teu (-12,6%).

In the first five months of 2022 the port handled a total of almost 4.2 million teu, with an increase of +3.5% on the same period last year, of which 2.0 million teu full at disembarkation (+4.4%), 595 thousand teu full at embarkation (-6.2%) and 1.5 millions of empty teu (+6.7%).

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