NWSA Container Throughput Increases In March

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The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) has reported that container volumes reached 261,495 TEU in March, marking an 8.5 per cent growth over the same month in 2023.

Volume comparison increased

Year-to-date (YTD) volume comparisons increased 2.9 per cent YTD to 699,382 TEU, with full imports increasing 5.6 per cent and full exports growing 14.8 per cent.

Domestic Container volume increased

Domestic container volume increased 1.8 per cent YTD 2024 compared to YTD 2023. Alaska volumes increased 4.9 per cent, and Hawaii volumes decreased 11.3 per cent.

More recently, NWSA established a comprehensive cargo and service incentive programme to increase international container rail freight volumes and improve service delivery in the Seattle and Tacoma harbours.

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Source : Port Technology