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Los Angeles port handled 8% fewer containers in Oct

Gene Seroka, executive director, Port of Los Angeles, said the port handled around 900,000 TEUs in October, down about 8 percent from last year. Final details are likely to be announced soon, Seroka added.

Los Angeles port handled 8% fewer containers in Oct
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November 17, 2021: Gene Seroka, executive director, Port of Los Angeles, said the port handled around 900,000 TEUs in October, down about 8 percent from last year. Final details are likely to be announced soon, Seroka added.

Seroka and U.S transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg discussed the latest developments in the supply chain including how ports will benefit from the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed recently passed by Congress and signed earlier this week by President Joe Biden.

They also discussed the $17 billion Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways including funds for navigation construction and port infrastructure.

An update showed LA port had 72,694 containers on terminal as on November 16 including 19,944 containers that have been sitting for 13+ days.

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