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Record Cargo Activity At PortMiam, January 2021 Busiest Month In Its History

PortMiami, one of the top ports in the U.S., processed 113,835 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January 2021, an increase of 21.02 percent from the 94,064 TEUs processed in January 2020, the most active month ever recorded.

Between fiscal year to date, Oct. 1, 2020, through Jan. 31, 2021, PortMiami processed a total of 420,838 TEUs representing the busiest four-month period for cargo activity in its history.

 

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Despite Pandemic, PortMiami Sets All-Time Cargo Record

PortMiami just posted the biggest import-export numbers in its 80-plus-year history, new Miami-Dade County figures show, exceeding its prior record by 1.5% despite the difficulties that come with operating under coronavirus conditions.

The port processed 107,088 twenty-foot equivalent units of cargo in October compared to 105,573 in 2019, an accomplishment staff attribute to “a solid balance of global trade and more than $1 billion of completed capital infrastructure improvements,” a PortMiami press note said.

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