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15 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 15:39 GMT+2



July 14, 2022

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The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have established new container traffic record for the month of June

Long Beach has also recorded its own new historical peaks of quarterly and half-yearly volumes

Last month both the port of Los Angeles and the port of Long Beach have enlivened a volume of container traffic that represents the new record for the month of June. For the airport of Los Angeles the new peak is 877 thousand teu, with a increase of only 181 teu compared to June 2021 when it had been recorded the previous record. For Long Beach the new record is of 835 thousand teu, volume that represents a growth of +15.3% on the June 2021 and an increase of 83 thousand teu compared to the previous peak obtained in June 2018.

Last month in Los Angeles the containers full at disembarkation are states equal to 445 thousand teu (-4.9% on June 2021), the containers full boarding at 94 thousand teu (-2.3%) and empty containers at 338 thousand teu (+8,1%). In Long Beach the containers full at disembarkation were equal to 416 thousand teu (+16.4%), the containers full to boarding to 115 thousand teu (-1.4%) and empty containers at 304 thousand teu (+21.7%).

In the first half of this year the port of Long Beach has marked its new historical record of containerized traffic half-yearly having enlivened 5.0 million teu, with a progression of +5.3% on the first half of 2021 when it had been achieved the previous record, of which 2.5 million teu full at disembarkation (+6.3%), 711 thousand teu full at embarkation (-5.5%) and 1.8 millions of empty teu (+5.3%).

In the first six months of 2022 the port of Los Angeles has globally enlivened 5.4 million teu, volume that represents a decrease of -0.3% on the first half of 2021 when it was the record for this time of year (the record) has been recorded absolute half-year is the second half of 2020 with a given that it is only 38 thousand teu higher than that of the first half of 2022). The only containers full at disembarkation are amounted to 2.7 million teu (-3.0%), those full at boarding at 627 thousand teu (- 5.6%) and empty containers to 2.0 million teu (+5,7%).

In the second quarter of this year alone the port of Long Beach has set its new absolute traffic record quarterly container with over 2.5 million teu (+7.1% on second quarter 2021), of which 1.2 million teu full at landing (+7.2%), 355 thousand teu full at boarding (-5.6%) and 938 thousand empty teu (+12,7%).

In the period April-June of 2022 the port of Los Angeles has enlivened a total of 2.7 million teu (- 3.7%), of which 1.4 million teu full at landing /(-6.2%), 319 thousand teu full at boarding (-0.3%) and 1.0 million empty teu (-1.0%).

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