The Port of Long Beach has registered an overall increase of 3.4% for its June container traffic volumes as compared to the same month a year ago. However, year-to-date total volume were down 0.6% compared to the first six months of 2015.
According to MANA,,In June the Long Beach handled total of 603,339 TEUs. Of those, 313,526 were inbound containers, a gain of 5.5% year-over-year..
“Our improving cargo volumes reflect the confidence that customers continue to have in the Port of Long Beach,” said CEO Jon Slangerup. “This is an encouraging sign despite soft consumer demand, high inventory levels and an evolving maritime industry as shipping lines continue to consolidate vessel services.”