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Pacific Northwest Gateway Cover Story Special Report August 6 2018 | The Journal of Commerce 19 THE NORTHWEST SEAPORT Alliance is in a heated battle with Vancouver and Prince Rupert for discretionary cargo moving to the Midwest, and the Canadian ports are winning thanks to intermodal rail rates that are $400 to $600 per container cheaper. The CEO of the ports of Seattle and Tacoma is convinced the loss of market share is due to cheaper Canadian rail rates, while a Prince Rupert manager says it is simply not the case. "Our port charge per contain- er is less than $100," said John Wolfe, CEO of the Northwest Sea- port Alliance. "We could oˆer our Seattle-Tacoma blame cheaper rail rates in Canada for their loss in Asia import share By Bill Mongelluzzo Railing against lost share

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