• ITVI.USA
    13,809.570
    -6.010
    0%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.480
    0.000
    0%
  • OTVI.USA
    13,784.050
    -7.950
    -0.1%
  • TLT.USA
    2.810
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.480
    -0.170
    -6.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.070
    -0.210
    -6.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.370
    -0.090
    -6.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    2.280
    -0.210
    -8.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.900
    -0.070
    -3.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    2.720
    -0.270
    -9%
  • WAIT.USA
    127.000
    0.000
    0%
  • ITVI.USA
    13,809.570
    -6.010
    0%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.480
    0.000
    0%
  • OTVI.USA
    13,784.050
    -7.950
    -0.1%
  • TLT.USA
    2.810
    0.000
    0%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    2.480
    -0.170
    -6.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    3.070
    -0.210
    -6.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.370
    -0.090
    -6.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    2.280
    -0.210
    -8.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.900
    -0.070
    -3.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    2.720
    -0.270
    -9%
  • WAIT.USA
    127.000
    0.000
    0%
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Port of Tacoma TEUs down 7% in 2007

Port of Tacoma TEUs down 7% in 2007

The Port of Tacoma’s container throughput in 2007 declined 7 percent to 1.93 million TEUs with the port blaming “a softening U.S. economy, a weakening national housing market and the rising cost of inland transportation.”

   The Washington state port’s total tonnage increased 3 percent to 19.6 million tons. Of that total, breakbulk cargo was down 4 percent to 123,647 tons and grain slipped 1 percent to 6 million tons. The port’s automobile volume finished the year up 5 percent at 175,074 units. Intermodal lifts were down 19 percent to 481,102.

   The port closed 2007 with $97.6 million in operating revenue, a 6.3 percent increase from 2006.

   Looking at the prospects for 2008, the Port of Tacoma expects its containerized cargo to rebound 6 percent to 2.05 million TEUs with total tonnage increasing 3 percent to 20.1 million tons.