Long Beach Stands Out Among The Major Californian Ports

Contrasting fortunes of California’s two major ports sees the Port of Long Beach (POLB) increase its volumes, through the success of its Business Recovery Task Force while its in neighbour at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) has seen a significant year-on-year decline during one of the toughest months in recent history.

As the Covid-19 consequences and the diminishing effects of the trade war between the US and China continued to challenge the other major Californian ports the POLB achieved a year-on-year increase in May container volumes. America’s second busiest port handled 628,205TEU last month, which translates to 9.5% growth compared to May 2019 volumes. Mario Cordero, POLB executive director, said the improved figures were helped by the internal Business Recovery Task Force, “Which is setting the path for efficient cargo movement and growth”…

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