In March and April, the Port of Galveston saw year-over-year increases in volumes of fertilizer, container cargo, fruit and grain, officials said.

Increases in those lines of business highlighted “the importance of our diversified business as we continue to generate revenues and jobs for our business partners,” Port Director Rodger Rees said.

In 2019, 4 million tons of cargo moved through the port, generating about $14 million and accounting for about 26 percent of $51.5 million in operating revenue, according to an annual financial report published earlier this month.

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