Port of Los Angeles is the port of Los Angeles, California, USA. It covers an area of 7,500 acre (3,000 ha) and has a coastline length of 43. mi (69 km).
The Port of Los Angeles is located in the San Pedro Bay and Wilmington areas near Los Angeles. There are nearly 1,000 employees working in the Port of Los Angeles. The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest container port in the west of the United States.
The Port of Los Angeles is located at the top of San Pedro Bay on the southwest coast of California in the southwestern part of the United States. On the east side of the Pacific Ocean, it is the largest container port in the United States.
It is one of the bridgeheads of the North American Continental Bridge. It is the western bridgehead of the Santa Fe Railway, the main east-west trunk line of the United States. The bridgehead on the east Atlantic coast is Philadelphia. Passing through the port of New Orleans, it has been extended to the port of Jacksonville on the Atlantic coast. Los Angeles is the largest industrial city on the west coast of the United States. Its famous industries are aircraft manufacturing and petroleum industry. Lockheed, one of the two major US aircraft manufacturing companies, is a monopoly organization in the US aircraft and missile manufacturing industry, located just north of the city.
California oil fields are near Los Angeles muscle. In addition, automobile manufacturing, electronic equipment, chemicals, steel, and printing all occupy major positions. Hollywood in the northwest is the center of the American film industry, and Disney amusement centers in the east are world-famous. The port is about 30km away from the airport , and there are regular flights to all over the world. The port has a subtropical Mediterranean climate with prevailing westerly winds. = The monthly average temperature is 13.7. The monthly average temperature is 21℃. The annual average rainfall is about 800mm.
The main berths in the port area are as dry as: Type of berth (units) Shoreline length (M) Maximum water depth (M) BULK GENERAL CARGO (bulk, general cargo) 15 3590 13.7 CONTAINER 36 5612 13.7 OIL QUAY (oil terminal) 14 3484 15.2 The loading and unloading equipment includes various shore cranes, mobile cranes, Nemen cranes, floating cranes, container cranes, loading and unloading bridges and dense loading facilities, among which the maximum lifting capacity of container cranes is 40 tons, and the floating crane is 350 tons. There are also oil pipelines with a diameter of 150-300MM for loading and unloading. The container terminal can stack 25,000 TEUs and is equipped with automatic gantry cranes. The largest oil tanker in the port area has berthed 220,000 dwt, with a tank capacity of 500,000 tons and an open yard area of 1 million square meters. The container throughput of 1994 was 2.513 million TEU, an increase of 8.6% over 1993. It ranks in the United States. In second place, the cargo throughput in 1992 was 67.29 million tons.
The main export goods are petroleum, cement, machinery, chemicals, cotton, potash, fresh fruits, fish products and cylinder heads, etc. The main imported goods are steel, natural rubber, fiber products, syrup, wood, paper, Zhang, Qianguo, Wool, vehicles, coffee, glass, bananas, etc. American round shipping companies (APL) has been built in the new container terminal at the port can berth four large container ships, and equipped with a new generation of container cranes, expected to begin in 1997, when the annual container handling capacity can be increased by 1.