News ID: 68232 |
Publish Date: 12:59 - 16 August 2016

Singapore port box throughput up slightly

SINGAPORE, the world's second-busiest container port after Shanghai, handled 2.57m teu in July, marginally higher than the 2.55m teu throughput seen a year earlier.

Singapore port box throughput up slightlyAccording to MANA,Month on month, however, Singapore's container throughput was down 1.02% from the 2.59m teu handled in June, preliminary estimates from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed.
In the first seven months of 2016, the port of Singapore, the world's largest container transhipment hub, handled 17.75m teu, 4.3% fewer than the 18.55m teu in the same period a year earlier.
Shanghai port, the world's busiest container port, registered a 5.1% throughput growth in July from a year earlier, moving 3.27m teu, its second consecutive month of year-on-year throughput growth, data from the Shanghai International Port Group showed last week.
For the first seven months of 2016, Shanghai port handled 21.16m teu, marginally higher than the 21.14m teu in the January-July period of the previous year, Shanghai-listed SIPG data showed.
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