port volume

Government, Business

Ports Set Volume Records as Shippers Rush to Have Goods Processed Before Tariffs Bite

Containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles Containers stacked at the Port of Los Angeles, which this year had its busiest July ever. (intherough/Flickr)

Some of the nation’s largest ports keep setting new records for cargo volumes, as trade tensions between the United States and some of its trading partners propel a rise in container traffic.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
September 12, 2018
Business

Virginia Port Authority Reports Container Volume Rises Slightly

Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

Container volume at the port’s terminals ticked slightly upward in January, posting a year-over-year gain of 0.4%, the Virginia Port Authority announced Feb. 16.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
February 18, 2016