Port Of Long Beach Moves A Record 8.1 Million TEUs In 2020, Marking Its Busiest Year

BUSIEST MONTH, MOST ACTIVE QUARTER ALSO ACHIEVED IN DECEMBER

Essential workers at the Port of Long Beach moved more than 8.1 million cargo container units in 2020, setting a record in the face of economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing trade war with China.

The Port ended 2020, its busiest year on record, with 8,113,315 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) moved, an increase of 6.3% from 2019. Imports rose 6.4% to 3,998,340 TEUs. Exports totaled 1,475,888 TEUs, up 0.2%, while empty containers increased 9.9% to 2,639,088 TEUs. The...

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