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Port of Los Angeles sees rise in handled container volumes for the 12th month in a row

The largest container port in the US increased its handled volumes for the 12th consecutive month, and the biggest export continues to be pure air, an update reads.

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As a result of the red-hot container market, an increasing number of containers are moving through the Port of Los Angeles on the US west coast.

The port handled 890,800 containers in July, a four percent increase from the same month last year, notes executive director of the Port of Los Angeles Gene Seroka in an update.

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