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US ports climb list of largest container terminals

Strong demand in the US has sent major east and west coast ports up the list of terminals handling the largest volume of containers per year, writes Alphaliner.

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Current demand in the US, strongly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, has sent major east and west coast ports up the top 20 list of terminals handling the largest volume of containers per year, writes analyst firm Alphaliner.

During the first half of the year, Los Angeles and Long Beach as well as New York and New jersey registered annual volume growth of 41 percent and 31 percent, respectively.

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