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Long Beach Port Breaks September Cargo Record

Logistic News - Published on Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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The docks were busy last month in Long Beach, lifting the Port to the best September in its 108-year history. Dockworkers moved 706,956 twenty-foot equivalent units in September 0.8% more than the same month a year ago. Imports were down 0.7% to 354,919 TEUs, while exports were up 1.4% to 123,215 TEUs. Empty containers moved out of the United States to be reused in the global supply chain rose 2.9% to 228,822 TEUs.

During the third quarter, the Port processed 1,992,728 TEUs. The pace was 3.7% down from third quarter 2018, a year when the Port was well on its way to an annual total of 8.1 million TEUs, an all-time high. Through September, cargo volumes have decreased 5.7%, compared to the first nine months of 2018.

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Posted By : Mohan Sharma on Tue, 22 Oct 2019
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