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19 July 2019 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 01:49 GMT+2



April 10, 2019

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In the first trimester of this year the traffic of the container in the port of Long Beach is diminished of -4,7%

Decided decrease of the full containers to the disembarkation and the boarding

In the first trimester of this year the port of Long Beach has enlivened a containerized trade pairs to 1,81 million teu, quarterly total that is inferior (- 4.7%) only to that of the first trimester of 2018 when the quarterly record of traffic with 1,89 million was marked absolute teu. In the first three full the 2019 months of the container to the disembarkation and the boarding is diminished respective of the -6,5% and the -10,1% on the first trimester of 2018 coming down to 874 thousand and 354 thousand teu. Handling of empty containers has grown of +2.2% to 579 thousand teu.

In the single freedom of expression of the 2019 traffic total it has been of 553 thousand teu, with a bending of the -3,9% on March 2018, of which 247 thousand teu full to the disembarkation (- 7.8%), 131 thousand teu full to the boarding (- empty 7.7%) and 174 thousand teu (+5.7%).

Explaining the reasons for which in the last weeks traffic enlivened from the Californian port a contraction has shown, the general manager of the Port of Long Beach, Mario Cordero, have specified that, "with the warehouses that they are filled up by the loaders with the attempt to avoid the incumbent risk of an increase of the rates, the shipments have a sure slow down quickly. He will want some time to us - he has specified Cordero - because the escorts are sent to the markets and so that it resumes the customary trend of increase". An increase that but is considered not will be supported as that of 2018, and in particular that to two figures of the first semester last year: "after the turned out historian last year - the president of Long Beach Harbor Commission has confirmed, Tracy Egoscue - this year we expect a modest increase".


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