Container throughput at Singapore up 7% in September

The port of Singapore handled higher container volumes in September over the year-ago period, but volumes dipped month-on-month, according to preliminary figures from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

Last month’s throughput came up to 2.6million TEU, representing a rise of 7% compared to 2.43million TEU seen in the same month of 2015, MPA data showed.

On a month-on-month comparison, September volumes dipped by 3% from 2.68million TEU in August.

In the first nine months of 2016, Singapore port moved a total throughput of 23.04million TEU, down 2% from 23.51million TEU in the same period of last year.


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