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Chinese Ports: How do they perform in the year beginning?

Chinese ports handled 16.63 million TEUs in February, which translates to a 25% plunge from January. According to the nation’s Ministry of Transport, that decrease is a result of the Lunar New Year holidays. However the container volume of the first two months of 2019 reaches to 38.8 million TEUs, …

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Annual report of Port of Rotterdam

‘Our world is changing rapidly and profoundly. Global developments such as the energy and raw materials transition, digitisation and changing goods flows have far-reaching consequences for all our activities. Flexibility and adaptability are therefore required in the further development and renewal of the Rotterdam port and industrial area. To maintain …

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Chennai port sets new record in box handling

The Chennai port has surpassed its own record in container handling. The East Coast’s gateway port handled 15.70 lakh TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) as on March 21 — 10 days ahead of the fiscal closure . The previous record of 15.65 lakh TEUs was achieved in 2015-16. The Chennai port …

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ZIM enjoys financial and operational growth

ZIM announced its annual financial and operational results for 2018. The shipping company sees increase both in revenues and container volumes, reporting an all-time record of boxes carried. The Important Points: Total revenues in 2018 were $3,247.9 million, the highest in the last 4 years, reflecting an increase of 9.1% compared …

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SC Ports reports record February volume

South Carolina Ports Authority reported the strongest February container volume in its history and nearly 12 percent fiscal year-over-year growth. SCPA moved 178,131 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEU) during the month of February, with 1.6 million TEUs handled since the fiscal year began in July. As measured by the total …

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Container throughput at Singapore dips in Feb

Container throughput in February at the top-class container port of Singapore dropped from a year earlier. Box volume amounted to 2.74 million TEUS, down 2.8% from the February in 2018, according to the Marine and Port Authority of Singapore. For the first two months of the year, container volumes totaled …

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Hong Kong’s Feb box volume plunged

The Port of Hong Kong saw throughput plunge 19.6% in February, to 1.137 million TEUs, representing a decline for 13 consecutive months, according to the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.Throughput at the main Kwai Tsing terminals fell 16.4% to 947,000 TEUs. Loaded imports dropped 12.0% to 429,000 TEUs while …

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Russia enjoys container volumes’ increase

Containerized shipments moved to and from ports in Russia increased 9.8% to a total of 5.075 million TEUs in 2018, according to statistics compiled by an association of commercial seaports in the nation. Throughput swelled 9.8% from the previous year, but was smaller than the 15.5% marked in 2017. In …

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LA Port sees container traffic slowing

The Port of Los Angeles moved 705,306 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in February. While it was the third busiest February at the Port, it represents a 2.7 percent decrease compared to last year’s record-setting February. According to a statement, Lunar New Year played a pivotal role in the last month’s …

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NWSA box volume hikes in 2019

The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s February container volumes reached 269,199 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 4.1 percent decrease from last year. Despite the dip, the year-to-date container volumes are up 10.9 percent, with imports and exports growing 10.1 percent and 13.4 percent respectively. As anticipated, import volumes in February were impacted …

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