Port of Singapore throughput up 3% to 593.3 mln t in 2016
Cargo volumes handled at the Port of Singapore in January-December 2016 climbed by 3%, year-on-year, to 593.3 mln t, the Port Authority statistics show.
The volume of oil cargo climbed by 13% to 221.4 mln t, dry bulk cargo – by 1% to 186.22 mln t.
The port’s container throughput was almost flat at 30.9 mln TEUs.
Singapore is the city-state located on an island in the South-East Asia. In 2015, container traffic at Port of Singapore reached 30.92 TEUs, total cargo throughput was 575 million tonnes.