Port Sets Another Record In July


The Port of Virginia had another record-setting month in July.

The port said it moved 234,230 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in July, the most cargo its ever handled during that month. The volume is up 7.5 percent over July 2016.

On a calendar-year basis, total TEU volumes are up 8.1 percent, containers are up 8.5 percent. The cargo moving by trucks is up 9 percent, while the cargo moved via rail is up 5.6 percent. Barge traffic is up 30 percent.

July cargo snapshot:


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