NWSA handles over 250,000 TEUs in June

NWSA handles over 250,000 TEUs in June

July 20, 2023

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) reported its highest monthly container volume of the year in June, with 252,232 TEUs. Full imports rose 16.1% over May, while full exports rose 5%.

NWSA noted that the stability of ocean service schedules at the gateway has increased. Total container volume in June dropped by 18.4% compared to June 2022, while full-month imports fell by 19.9% and full-month exports declined by 13.8%.

“Year-over-year comparisons continue to reflect the pandemic-driven conditions of 2022 and ongoing soft import demand relative to last year,” commented NWSA.

From the start of the year until June, NWSA’s TEUs fell 22.8% year-on-year to 1,394,347 TEUs, with total imports and exports down 29% and 4.2%, respectively.

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