Singapore container throughput climbs 6.7% in March


The port of Singapore saw container volumes rose in March compared to the year-ago period, according to figures from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

Box throughput was registered at 2.69m TEU in March, representing an increase of 6.7% compared to 2.52m TEU recorded in March 2015, data from MPA showed.

Last month’s throughput also jumped by 17% compared to 2.3m TEU seen in February this year.

In the first quarter of 2017, Singapore port handled a total throughput of 7.61m TEU, a hike of 3% compared to 7.39m TEU moved in the same period of 2016.  

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