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U.S.’s Port of Long Beach Moves Record Cargo Despite Logjams

  • West Coast port moved 9.38 million cargo containers in 2021
  • Empty containers moved surged 27.5% from a year earlier

The Port of Long Beach moved record cargo volumes last year amid an import surge and supply-chain snarl brought on by the pandemic.

The West Coast port handled 9.38 million 20-foot equivalent units last year, almost 16% more than a year earlier, it said in an emailed statement Wednesday.