WIMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Following a record year in 2015, container volume through North Carolina’s ports continues to increase.
The North Carolina State Ports Authority announced Wednesday that there was a more than 8.3 percent container volume increase in January over the previous year followed by a 7.7 percent increase in February.
During calendar 2015 the ports handed the equivalent of 300,000 20-foot shipping containers, the most on record.
The authority operates ports in Wilmington and Morehead City.
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