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US container volume growth projected in 1st half of 2015

New report projects continued growth in the number of containers handled by the ten biggest US ports in the first half of 2015 in spite of a strike and congestions in ports on the US West Coast.

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The US container import will continue to rise in the first six months of 2015, predicts economist on the basis of growing volumes in 2014.

A new report produced for the US National Railway Federation by firm Hackett Associates shows that the country's 10 biggest ports handled 17,2 million teu last year, reports the Journal of Commerce.

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