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Record year for intermodal containers at nation’s largest ports

Intermodal cargo is booming at the nation’s ports. The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach both reported record levels of cargo. Georgia’s Port of Savannah hit its highest annual volume ever, and the Port of New York and New Jersey also shattered its previous annual cargo volume record, set in 2015.



Analyst lists 10 U.S. seaports with greatest import growth

Excerpts from analyst Ken Roberts at Forbes:

One look at the list of the 10 U.S. seaports with the greatest increase in the value of their import trade this year, and you can find validation for the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates this year and continue to do so in 2018. The list […]