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West Coast container volumes bounce back

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reported surges in container volumes in March, as the West Coast starts to recover from months of congestion and union disputes.

The Port of Los Angeles had the second most productive March in its history, handling 791,863 teu, a 17.3% year-on-year increase. Its neighbour, the Port of Long Beach, celebrated its strongest March ever with a throughput of 630,084 teu representing a huge 32% year-on-year increase.

Meanwhile, another West Coast port, the Port of Oakland showed signs of a rebound in March, with container volumes rising by 6.4% to 209,407 teu.

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