Long Beach volume up 35% in October
Container volumes at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continued to rise in October, though growth in Long Beach far outpaced that in neighboring Los Angeles.
At Los Angeles, October volume rose 5.4 percent to 6.8 million TEUs. For the year, volume is up 16.9 percent to 6.6 million TEUs.
At Long Beach, volume rose 35.6 percent in October to 613,621 TEUs. The total was aided by a 50.6 percent rise in empties to 159,872 TEUs.
For the year, Long Beach's volume is up 24.8 percent to 5.2 million TEUs.