Shanghai port moves higher container volumes in September

China’s Shanghai port has handled higher container throughput in September compared to year-ago levels, according to figures from Shanghai International Port Group Co. (SIPG).

In September, the Chinese port moved 3.09m TEU of container volumes, an increase of 2.7% compared to 3.01m TEU posted in the same month of 2014, data from SIPG showed.

On a month-on-month comparison, volumes dipped by 2.2% from 3.16m TEU seen in August.

From January to September this year, Shanghai port recorded a total throughput of 27.4m TEU, an increase of 3.6% compared to 26.45m teu registered in the same period of last year.