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Lunar New Year impacts trade at POLB

Second-busiest February follows record month in 2018 A lull in shipping connected to Lunar New Year and a record-shattering month a year ago combined to drive February cargo numbers down at the Port of Long Beach. The result was still the second-busiest February in the Port’s 108-year history. “Overall, our …

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Port of Oakland cargo surge cooled off last month

A six-month-long containerized cargo surge came to a halt, as expected, at the Port of Oakland last month. The Port said on March 15 that its total February cargo volume was down 1.3 percent from a year ago. February import cargo decreased 5 percent, year-over-year, the Port reported. It was …

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Box throughput at Yokohama tops 3M TEUS

Port of Yokohama saw its annual container volume to increase by 3.7% from the previous year. The major Japanese port exceeded the 3-million-TEU line for the first time after six years, reaching 3.036 million TEUS. This is the second consecutive year on year increase of the port. International shipment picked …

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Port of Virginia sees great cargo volumes

NORFOLK, VA – The Port of Virginia® continues to move near-peak season cargo volumes, thanks in part to the completion of all 13 new container stacks at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) – bringing the total number of stacks at the terminal to 28. It was the best February in the …

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Port of Vancouver breaks volumes record

Second consecutive year of record cargo volumes reflects Canada’s growing trade The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority on February 28 released the 2018 year-end statistics for cargo through the Port of Vancouver. Overall cargo volume through Canada’s largest port reached a record high of 147 million tonnes, up 3.5 per cent …

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China’s container throughput grows in January

China’s cargo throughput at ports grew by 9.1 percent to around 1.14 billion tonnes in January compared with the same period last year, official data showed. At the beginning of this year, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) expanded the statistical range from major ports to all ports across the country. …

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NWSA achieves a record start of the year

The Northwest Seaport Alliance started the year with a record-breaking month as total container volumes for January reached 326,228 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 27.3 percent increase over last year. Total international container volumes for the month also set a record at 277,495 TEUs. Total import volumes were up 34.1 …

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Port of NY & NJ: Cargo volumes close out a successful year

Last year was a record breaking year for the Port of New York and New Jersey. In 2018, we crossed the 7 million TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) mark for the first time. To be exact, the Port moved 7,179,788 TEUs through its terminals in 2018, a 7 percent increase over last …

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Stable cargo volume at the Ports of Genoa

Notwithstanding the tragic incidents of the Morandi Bridge collapse and October’s violent sea storm, cargo throughput remains stable at the Ports of Genoa. Now a key priority is the implementation of the emergency measures mobilised by Parliament to return to growth. The collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa on …

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Salalah port sees container volume’s drop

Despite uncertain global economic circumstances and a cyclone catastrophe, Port of Salalah ended the year 2018 on a positive note with cargo volumes recording a robust 19 per cent year-on-year growth. Port of Salalah suffered its first of kind natural calamity on May 25th last year when Cyclone Mekunu made …

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