The Port of Los Angeles said in a statement that it continues to move cargo at all of its terminals to ensure the flow of much-needed goods as the US battles the coronavirus disease.
America's biggest port said it's taking all precautions necessary to protect its workers during the COVID-19 public health crisis, while all terminals are open and operating.
“Our highest priority is maintaining a safe and healthy working environment throughout the Port complex while continuing our role of keeping consumer goods and critical supplies flowing into all of the nation’s 435 congressional districts served by the Port,” said Gene Seroka, Port of Los Angeles executive director.
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In twitter statement, the Port of Los Angeles also said all terminals are moving cargo and that according to data released by West Coast Ports, labor shifts at the San Pedro Bay Port Complex have increased about 20% last week compared to the previous week.
On its cargo update, the Port of LA also said as of March 17, cargo volumes are at 85% of normal traffic.