Year Begins With Records in Long Beach
By Lee Peterson, Port of Long Beach Media Relations Manager | Feb. 9, 2018
The new year brought a raft of records to the Port of Long Beach, where January container volumes reached an all-time high for the month.
Workers moved 657,830 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) through the harbor in January, 12.9 percent more than the same month last year. The total marks the first time Long Beach has surpassed
600,000 containers in the month of January. The quick start to 2018 comes after officials recently announced that 2017 was the busiest year in the Port’s 107-year history, reaching 7.54 million TEUs….
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