Cargo Statistics

We are the fourth largest container gateway in North America. The Alliance handled approximately $75 billion of waterborne trade with nearly 200 trading partners globally in 2019. Marine cargo operations at NWSA facilities support over 58,000 jobs and drives $12.4 billion in economic activity in Washington state*. On this page, you can find monthly and historical cargo by business sector. In-depth statistics for the previous years can also be found in our annual trade reports. Cargo volumes reported include only those handled at NWSA-managed facilities unless otherwise indicated.    

* Community Attributes Economic Impact Analysis, October 2019

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Annual Trade Reports

Recent monthly cargo reports