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The container recovery at the Port of Portland is all but complete. Driven by two new trans-Pacific services by Zim Integrated Services and Yang Ming Line that began a year ago, along with expanded services on the part of Hanjin Line, the port''s TEU volume jumped 43.3 percent in through the first five months of the year.
That gave the Pacific Northwest port 100,200 TEUs through May, nearly half the total containers the port saw in all of 2006.
The recovery for a port that once was staggered by the loss of container traffic is all the more remarkable because of its balance in a notoriously imbalanced market. Export container volume …