Canadian Comeback Sees SeaTac Best Its Peer Ports — Panjiva


Canadian Comeback Sees SeaTac Best Its Peer Ports

Canada 338 China 1760 Corp - Ports 661 Corp - Shipping 608 Mode - Containerized 1005 Mode - Seaborne 1273 U.S. 3300

Container handling through U.S. seaports climbed 5.8% year over year in January, despite a slowdown in shipments from China. The fastest growing port was Seattle-Tacoma which saw a 23.2% surge in inbound volumes. That was followed by Savannah and Houston which grew by 19.5% and 16.5% respectively. The southern Californian ports performed worst – Long Beach fell 9.4% – due to their higher exposure to China as well as possible concerns about congestion among shippers. Seattle-Tacoma’s growth was widespread, including a 12.0% increase from China – but was mostly driven by a 43.7% rise in sh...

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