Port of Tacoma’s Container Volumes Continue to Improve
The Port of Tacoma’s container volumes for January continued to improve, showing a 13 percent increase year-over-year. International containers were up 18 percent, while domestic containers increased by about 5 percent.
The Port’s international and domestic intermodal volumes both saw increases in January. Overall, the Port’s intermodal rail lifts were up by 12 percent.
“These are encouraging numbers, and help us to be more optimistic about the year ahead,” said Don Esterbrook, the Port’s chief commercial officer. “I am confident that we are headed in the right direction.”
Additional Port cargo statistics are available at: http://www.portoftacoma.com/Page.aspx?nid=155
Posted: February 18, 2011