Molasses and petroleum did well. Most other cargo transiting the Seaport Alliance in February did not.
The allied ports of Tacoma and Seattle reported this week that overall cargo volumes fell in February compared to February 2014.
“Cargo volumes were affected by the prolonged contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Associations,” the Alliance stated in a release.
After negotiations concluded with a tentative agreement, normal port operations resumed on Feb. 21.
Among details released by the Alliance: