International traffic speeds up at Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority
The volume of international cargo in and out of the Port of Cleveland is up nearly 28% over last year. Key to the increase in international traffic is the Cleveland-Europe Express, a once-a-month cargo service between Cleveland and Antwerp, Belgium.
Through July, international cargo is up to 204,448 metric tons from 160,014 metric tons in the like period of 2013, a 27.7% increase. The number of international vessels calling on Cleveland is up even more, to 38 ships from 23, a 65% increase.
The Cleveland-Europe Express is the only direct, scheduled vessel service that moves containerized and non-containerized cargo between the Great Lakes and Europe, through the Port of Antwerp. Learn more about why the Cleveland Plus region excels at import and export – translating into faster shipping times and reduced costs for your business.