The Northern California seaport saw throughput of loaded import boxes tick up 0.2 percent while laden exports jumped 11.5 percent compared with the same 2015 period, according to recent data from the port authority.
The Port of Oakland in November saw container volumes grow 2.3 percent compared with the same 2015 period to 196,981 TEUs, according to the most recent data from the port authority.
The Northern California seaport saw throughput of loaded import cargo tick up 0.2 percent year-over-year to 73,472 TEUs for the month, while laden exports jumped 11.5 percent to 85,915 TEUs.
The growth in exports continues a strong run for the Port of Oakland, now up in 10 of the last 11 months. Laden imports have now also grown for two consecutive months following a 4.9 percent year-over-year decrease in August and 4.2 percent drop in September.
Year-to-date, loaded export volumes are up 10.3 percent to 869,852 TEUs through November compared with the first 11 months of 2015, while loaded imports are up 4.5 percent to 809,707 TEUs during the same period.
The port handled 18,870 TEUs of inbound empty containers in November, 7 percent more than the previous year, and 18,724 TEUs of outbound empties, 23.9 percent fewer than in November 2015.
Volumes of inbound empties stood at 207,895 TEUs for the first 11 months of the year, up 14.9 percent from the same 2015 period, and outbound empties at 283,026 TEUs, an 18.6 percent year-over-year drop.
Correction: A previous version of this story had transposed the growth rates and volume figures for November loaded import and export containers.