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June 19, 2018

Port of Oakland import volume flat in May

The Port of Oakland announced that its import cargo volume in May was unchanged from a year ago.

The Port said that it handled 82,465 TEUs of import cargo last month, nearly identical to container statistics from May 2017. A TEU is a 20-foot equivalent unit, which is a standard measure in the container shipping industry.

Export volume last month declined 8.3 percent. For all of 2018, Port of Oakland total cargo volume is up 1.7 percent.

Source: Port of Oakland