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Singapore port box throughput drops in June

Singapore port box throughput drops in June
The port of Singapore saw container throughput dropped in June compared to the year-ago period, according to preliminary estimates from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

Singapore port handled 2.62m teu of boxes in June, down 7.7% compared to 2.84m teu of throughput in June 2014, data from MPA showed.

Last month’s volumes stayed unchanged compared to May this year.

In the first six months of 2015, Singapore port recorded a total throughput of 16m teu, a decline of 3.1% compared to 16.51m teu moved in the same period of last year.