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Largest Shipping Ports in the U.S.

Largest Shipping Ports in the U.S.

Top 10 U.S. Container Ports

Logistics Inbound Magazine has published the list of Top 10 U.S. Container Ports.

Container volumes in and out of East Coast ports are growing appreciably. While Los Angeles and Long Beach remain the bell cows of U.S. container throughput, Charleston, Savannah, Port Everglades, and Virginia ports are the fastest growing hubs. Notably, they're all in the Southeast. Shifting demographics necessarily trigger an upswell in demand. Global sourcing dynamics are similarly changing. As China's low-cost competitiveness wanes, Southeast Asia and India are emerging as fitting suitors for U.S. offshore activity.

Shippers are even looking beyond the east and west coasts, especially as capacity tightens and sustainability mandates mature. Great Lake and Gulf Coast ports provide direct access to the North American hinterland, which is attractive for importers and exporters looking to shorten overland drays and reduce transportation costs.

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