18.4 C
Friday, August 14, 2020
Home News Container throughput at Osaka swells in 2019

Container throughput at Osaka swells in 2019

The Port of Osaka handled 2,129,417TEU in 2019, up 2% from the previous year, based on preliminary figures. The total consisted of 967,940TEU in exports, up 2%, and 1,161,477TEU in imports, up 1%.

As for loaded containers, 409,903TEU were exported, down 4%, and 1,126,599TEU were imported, up 1%, for a total of 1,536,502TEU, which remained nearly unchanged. Empties (exports and imports) numbered 592,915TEU in total, up 7%.

In December, a total of 180,352TEU of full and empty containers were moved to and from Osaka, down 1% from a year earlier. Exports decreased 1% to 85,702TEU, and imports fell as much, going down 1% to 94,650TEU. Focusing on full containers, 36,568TEU were exported, down 6%, and 92,210TEU were imported, which almost levelled off. Full containers totaled 128,778TEU, down 2%. Exports and imports of empties came to 51,574TEU in total, up 1%.

- Advertisment - LR Sustainability Decarbonisation Digital Adverts

Latest Posts

Hapag-Lloyd diverts service from strike-hit Montreal

German carrier Hapag-Lloyd has said that due to the continuing industrial dispute at the Canadian Port of Montreal it will divert its vessel call...

Port of Beirut CT restarts operations

Nine days after one of the worst events in containerised cargo history the Port of Beirut has reopened after what has been called only...

MSC keeps updating its service network

The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced the launch of its Golden Horn service, which will complement its existing intra-Asia network, linking China, Korea...

Bunker indexes see slight upturn

Global Bunker Market remains in the same holding mode that has prevailed in the last 25 days approximately. The MABUX World Bunker Index showed a...

CU Lines joins South Korea-Vietnam route shake up

China United Line (CU Lines), is launching a service between South Korea and South East Asia for the first time after purchasing slots on...