GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

LONG BEACH, Nov 16 (FAM) – The Port of Long Beach said the October container volumes were down 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, as the fallout from the Hanjin bankruptcy continues to settle.

A total of 581,808 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) moved through docks last month. Export TEUs were 1.2 percent down, relatively flat compared to last October, to 126,770 TEUs. Total imports were 296,711 TEUs, 3.7 percent off. Empty containers experienced the largest drop of 13.8 percent to 158,327 boxes.