The Port of Los Angeles handled 887,357 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in April 2022, the second-best April in its 115-year history. Four months in to 2022, the Port has processed more than 3.5 million TEUs, 1% ahead of last year’s record pace.
Overall April volumes were second only to 2021, when the Port of Los Angeles moved a remarkable 946,966 TEUs.
April 2022 loaded imports reached 456,670 TEUs compared to the previous year, a decrease of 6.8% but 17% higher than the five-year April average of 390,000 TEUs.
Loaded exports came in at 99,878 TEUs, a 12.7% decrease compared to the same period last year. Exports have declined 38 of the last 42 months in Los Angeles. Empty containers reached 330,810 TEUs, down 3.4% compared to last year.
Source: Port of Los Angeles