Seattle loves the Mariners, but our container ship trade goes mostly unnoticed

Around 15 international shipping companies call at Terminal 18 in the mouth of the Duwamish River, including Maersk, Hamburg Sud and CMA CGM. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
Around 15 international shipping companies call at Terminal 18 in the mouth of the Duwamish River, including Maersk, Hamburg Sud and CMA CGM. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

If you want to appreciate the volume and velocity of containers moving through Seattle, a visit to Terminal 18 Park on Harbor Island can be a Road to Damascus moment.