Seatrade Maritime is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Singapore port container volumes inch up in May

Singapore port container volumes inch up in May
Container throughput at Singapore port has inched up in May compared to the year-ago period, according to preliminary estimates by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

In May, Singapore port handled container volumes of 2.67m teu, a slight increase of 1.9% from 2.62m teu in May 2015, MPA figures showed.

Last month’s volumes rose by 5.5% from 2.53m teu moved in April this year.

In the first five months of 2016, Singapore port moved a total throughput of 12.59m teu, a drop of 5.9% from 13.38m teu recorded in the previous corresponding period.