US ports to extend opening hours

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma on the US West Coast will try out an extension of their opening hours to effectivize the delay-ridden container traffic in the US.

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The ports of Seattle and Tacoma on the US West Coast have expanded their opening hours in an attempt to move past the container bottlenecks that have riddled the coast for months, informed John Wolfe, CEO of The Northwest Seaport Alliance, to The Seattle Times last week.

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma thus follow President Joe Biden's call on the business sector to combat the severe delays and bottlenecks that currently plague companies that generate their business from exporting or importing goods.

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