Singapore’s July box volumes flat at 2.95m TEU

Container throughput in the port of Singapore remained unchanged in July on a year-on-year comparison, according to preliminary estimates by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

Last month’s box volumes were recorded at 2.95 million TEU, unchanged from the same period in 2012, data from MPA showed.

Throughput in July, however, rose 3.9% compared to 2.84 million TEU posted in June this year.

In the first seven months of 2014, Singapore handled a total throughput of 19.45 million TEU, an increase of 3.6% over 18.77 miliion TEU moved in the previous corresponding period.