Los Angeles’ box volume down 4% in January
The port of Los Angeles reported a 4 percent fall in its box throughput to 590,178 TEUs in January from 616,087 TEUs in January 2004.
Loaded inbound traffic fell 12 percent, while loaded outbound volume went down 14 percent in January. Total loaded containers declined 13 percent to 381,688 TEUs in January when compared to the same month in 2004. By contrast, the number of empty containers handled at the port rose 17 percent to 208,491 TEUs in January.