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US West Coast export drops to lowest level in years while bottlenecks continue

The volume of goods shipped from major container ports along the US West Coast drops to the lowest level since 2010. Concurrently, the number of containers leaving the ports empty has been record-high, according to Bimco.

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In June, only 327,417 teu of container capacity filled with goods were shipped from ports on the US West Coast.

The level thus drops to the lowest level since 2010, which is the earliest year recorded by Bimco, writes the shipping association in an announcement.

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