Port of Singapore handling 2.99 million TEU in April, increase with 2.4%

THE Port of Singapore’s April container volume increased 2.4 per cent year on year to 2.99 million TEU, said the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). But April bunker sales went in the opposite direction and plunged 12.3 per cent year on year, according to MPA data.

Month to month, however, April’s throughout fell six per cent vis-a-vis March volume of 3.2 million TEU. From January to April 2019, Singapore moved a total throughput of 11.93 million TEU, down 1.2 per cent year on year.