Thursday, January 14, 2010

Vancouver BC Port Volumes Off 14% In 2009

The Canadian Port of Vancouver handled 2,152,462 TEUs in 2009, a 14 percent decline compared to 2008 numbers.

Loaded inbound box volume also fell in 2009, ending the year at 1,007,304 TEUs compared to last year's totals, a drop of 19 percent.

On the up side, loaded outbound containers rose 1 percent in 2009 to end the year at 925,411 TEUs.