Gene Seroka Briefs Media on Cargo Estimates, New Queueing System
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka held a wide-ranging briefing with journalists Wednesday to close out 2021. Seroka discussed year-end cargo volumes, the new vessel queuing system, and improvements in rail and truck dwell times on Port of Los Angeles container terminals.
Seroka, who has been hosting the briefings monthly since March 2020, also addressed questions from the media.
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North America’s leading seaport by container volume and cargo value, the Port of Los Angeles facilitated $259 billion in trade during 2020. San Pedro Bay port complex operations and commerce facilitate one in nine jobs across the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura. The Port of Los Angeles has remained open with all terminals operational throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.